Sense and Reference of Pictures

British Journal of Aesthetics (1):1-5 (2020)
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Abstract

John Hyman insists that Frege-style cases for depiction show that any sound theory of depiction must distinguish between the ‘sense’ and the ‘reference’ of a picture. I argue that this rests on a mistake. Making sense of the cases does not require the distinction.

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Maarten Steenhagen
Uppsala University

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