Notes on Paul Martin Lester’s ‘Visual Ethics’

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Preface Lester considers six philosophical ethics ideas as a way to ‘judge’ photography: Categorical imperative – Kant, role-based rules Utilitarianism – useful to the many Golden Mean – Aristotle, average views between extremes Golden Rule – Aristotle, do to others Hedonism – because you can and you like it Veil of ignorance – John Rawls, blind justice Q: OTHER PRINCIPLES? …

Afterwards

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I thought that I had posted about Afterwards before, but somehow it got missed. It was one of the first books that I bought, early in the MA, when I was exploring aftermath photography. The book paralleled my exploring Sophie Ristelhueber’s work, and introduced me to that of Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin. I did cover some of the photographers, …