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KING KONG, Carroll and Currie: Misconstruing Monstrously How We See Things by Means of Movies
Two confusions have vitiated recent philosophical discussions about filmmaking: the presumption of Nöel Carroll that discrimination entails essentialism and the presumption of both Carroll and Gregory Currie that we cannot ...
Photograph of Bernard Hermann and EWC (21 October 1973, Dryden Theatre, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York)
Photograph of Bernard Hermann and EWC taken on 21 October 1973 on the steps of the Dryden Theatre at the George Eastman House, Rochester, New York, following Bernard Hermann's presentation as part of the 'Reminiscence and ...
Photograph of EWC (circa 1975, Boston, Massachusetts)
Photograph of EWC in Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1975. [Photographer unknown].
Photograph of EWC (2008, Rouge Park Conservation Area, Markham, Ontario)
Photograph of EWC in the fall of 2008 about to 'enter retirement' by walking his dog along a pathway within the Rouge Park Conservation Area, Markham, Ontario. [Photograph by Joan Evans].
Nelson Goodman's 'Theory of Symbols': an Exposition and Critique
Notes in outline form for a presentation on 13 February 1985 to the 'Media, Mind and Society' seminar of David R. Olson, Co-Director of the McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology of the University of Toronto, on the ...
Kant at the La Ciotat Station: the Arrival of the Lumière's Train
In 1787 Immanuel Kant published a second edition of his Critique of Pure Reason. Within a new preface he reaffirmed an identity that his critics had failed to comprehend: we and God encounter things differently rather than ...
'In My Mind's Ear': Misconstruing Sounds as Sights – a Philosophical and Cinematical Caution
The notion of 'imaging' music ought to perplex us philosophically, for 'to imagine' is a verb of visualisation. Hearing musical events may cause us to imagine things, and seeing things may cause us to think of hearing ...
God, Kant and the Transcendental Object: an Investigation into the Kantian Critique of the Ontological Argument
An address to the 4th International Kant Congress, Mainz, Germany, 8 April 1974 on the nature and consequences of Kant's remarks within his Critique of Pure Reason on the notions of 'God' and the 'Transcendental Object', ...
A Prescriptive Criterion for Distinguishing Analytic from Synthetic Judgments
An essay confirming, in defiance of an opinion shared by many philosophers after Quine, that we may indeed, as Kant suggested, distinguish analytic from synthetic judgments but only by attending to how students could be ...
On the Inductive Structure of Works of Art (Part I)
Part I (of two parts) of the dissertation of May 1970 within which author unpacks and defends the conjecture that works of art must be structured to be playable as inductive games if they are to be experienced powerfully ...