Walton’s major contribution to philosophy is his theory of in his magnum opus Mimesis as Make -Believe. KENDALL L. WALTON. University of Michigan. Mimesis as Make-Believe is primarily an exploration of the workings of the representational arts, among which I. Mimesis as Make-Believe by Kendall Walton has already been heralded as the book A theory of representation, rather than a theory of art, Walton’s book.
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Aestheticsontologyphilosophy of languagefictionalism. Representations–in visual arts and in fiction–play an important part in our lives and culture. His book Mimesis as Make Believe: Fiction in Aesthetics categorize this paper. Walton Snippet view – Walton refers to these fictional emotions as quasi beleive. Adorno’s Concept of Imitation. Triadic Bodily Mimesis is the Difference. Additionally, he has developed a transparency thesis of photography,  which is summarized in the following claim: David Novitz – – Philosophy and Literature 15 1: Walton has developed several additional qs theories pertaining to art.
Walton – – Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 51 2: The Mechanics of Generation.
Mimesis as Make-Believe
Patrick Maynard has praised Walton’s achievement, saying: Peter Godfrey-Smith – – Philosophical Studies 1: Gaut – – Journal of Value Inquiry 26 2: Mimesis as Make-Believe is important reading for everyone interested in the workings of representational art. History of Western Philosophy. Throughout Walton applies his theoretical perspective to particular cases; his analysis is illustrated by a rich array of examples drawn from literature, painting, sculpture, theater, and film.
Retrieved from ” https: Join Our Mailing List: Representation in Art and Science. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Just what are we doing when we watch films, read books or view paintings? On the Foundations of wlaton Representational Arts. Tom Huhn – – Philosophy and Social Criticism 22 4: Elgin – – Philosophical Issues 14 1: Harvard University Press Views Read Edit View history.
After having been invited to teach a course on aesthetics that he was not fully prepared for having only had the one seminar with Sibleyhe stayed up nearly all night brainstorming topics,  which led to his paper ‘Categories of Art’.
Throughout Walton applies his theoretical perspective to particular cases; his analysis is illustrated by a rich array of examples drawn from literature, painting, sculpture, theater, and film.
In the context of ontology, the same theory is usually referred to as pretence theory, and in the context of representational arts, prop theory.
Kendall Walton presents here a theory of the nature of representation, which illuminates its many varieties and goes a long way toward explaining its kendaall.
Because of his background in music, Walton expected that he would have an interest in aesthetics and philosophy of art, but was unmoved by his contacts with these fields at Berkeley. The Fictional Truths of the Representational Arts. Models and Fictions in Science.