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Dr Dawn Wilson

Biography I joined the University of Hull in October 2011, having previously worked at St Anne's College, Oxford and the universities of Warwick, Southampton, Kent, Durham, and University College Cork.

I have published a multi-stage account of photography which has been internationally recognised as a new direction in the Philosophy of Photography. I am currently working on new articles and a book and I teach a module on the philosophy of photography: 'Detection, Depiction, Deception'.

I collaborate with interdisciplinary and international research networks on projects dedicated to photography, art, perception, image-theory, and cultural conservation, including:

Photographs: Perception and Changes. An interdisciplinary network on photography and its reception
Art and the Limits of Perception (Part of the SPIN network). A network bringing together aestheticians and philosophers of perception
White Rose Aesthetics Forum. A collaboration of Philosophers working in Aesthetics at Hull, Leeds, Sheffield and York
The (In Parenthesis) Project
Anglo-German Bildtheorie/Picture Theory International Research Group
Research Interests Philosophy of photography
Philosophy of images / Bildtheorie
Philosophy of art
Image technology
History of analytic philosophy
Teaching and Learning I have a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE)
I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

The modules I will teach in 2022-23 are:
Reason, Logic and Argument
Creation, Persistence, Destruction: Problems in Metaphysics
Detection, Depiction, Deception: The Philosophy of Photography
Philosophy Dissertation

Modules I have taught in previous years include:
20th Century Analytic and Continental Philosophy
The Philosophy of Contemporary Thought and Culture
Wittgenstein, Language and Reality
Philosophical Texts
Philosophical Research Methods
Philosophy in Practice
Scopus Author ID 55478367800