What is ‘Good’?

mickyates Aesthetics, Art, Buddhism, Cambodia, ContextualResearch, Critical Research Journal, Culture, Environment, Ethics, FinalMajorProject, FMPWeek1, Ideas, Philosophy, Society Leave a Comment

Sir William David Ross (1877 – 1971) was a Scottish philosopher who is known for his translations of Aristotle and his work in ethics. He developed a pluralist, intuitionist ethics, noting that actions are right or wrong against a series of intuitive principles rather than consequences. This was in opposition to G. E. Moore’s influential consequentialist intuitionism, where the likely results drove …

The Vernacular Landscape – and Intention

mickyates Aftermath, Audience, Cambodia, Coursework, Critical Research Journal, Expressionism, ICWeek6, Impressionism, Informing Contexts, Landscape, Philosophy, Photography, Practice Leave a Comment

I do not consider landscape central to my practice, though like many others who started in photography with a lot of travel images, the genre has always been present within my work. Just before this MA began, I was setting upon my CRJ, and wrote a post on Landscape. At the time, I suspect that the only person that read …