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Facing the camera: self-portraits of photographers as artists (2012)
Journal Article
Wilson, D. (2012). Facing the camera: self-portraits of photographers as artists. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, 70(1), (55 - 66). doi:10.1111/j.1540-6245.2011.01498.x. ISSN 0021-8529

Self-portrait photography presents an elucidatory range of cases for investigating the relationship between automatism and artistic agency in photography-a relationship that is seen as a problem in the philosophy of art. I discuss self-portraits by p... Read More

Facing the camera: Self-portraits of photographers as artists (2012)
Journal Article
Wilson, D. M. (2012). Facing the camera: Self-portraits of photographers as artists. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, 70(1), (56-66). doi:10.1111/j.1540-6245.2011.01498.x. ISSN 0021-8529

Self-portrait photography presents an elucidatory range of cases for investigating the relationship between automatism and artistic agency in photography-a relationship that is seen as a problem in the philosophy of art. I discuss self-portraits by p... Read More

Photography and causation: Responding to Scruton's scepticism (2009)
Journal Article
Phillips, D. M., & Wilson, D. (2009). Photography and causation: Responding to Scruton's scepticism. British Journal of Aesthetics, 49(4), 327-340. doi:10.1093/aesthj/ayp036

According to Roger Scruton, it is not possible for photographs to be representational art. Most responses to Scruton's scepticism are versions of the claim that Scruton disregards the extent to which intentionality features in photography; but these... Read More