David Hume – Photography’s Patron Philosopher?

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David Hume has been a ‘philosophical hero’ since I was a teenager. Here’s a quote (in classical, sceptical, style) which illustrates partly why that is: Hume regarded popular Protestantism as being just as far from true and genuinely rational religion as popular Judaism, Islam and Catholicism. He presented as corrupt and degenerate any religion which represents God as so infinitely …

Discussion with Stella on ‘Pixels’

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Prompted by a conversation with Danny, I dug out a conversation I had with Stella on Pixels, Film and Phenomenology. Here it is: …………………. Dear students, We discussed earlier today an article I wrote on the term “Pixel” published in the journal Philosophy of Photography in 2012. Stella Baraklianou 2012 Pixel Philosophy of Photography I was planning to send it …