Research Article

Unfit to Print: Contra Mag Uidhir on the Ontology of Photographic Artworks



According to the orthodox view, photographic artworks are abstract objects. This view, however, has recently been challenged by Christy Mag Uidhir. In his article ‘Photographic Art: An Ontology Fit to Print’, he argues in favour of a nominalist construal of photographic artworks. My goal is to show that Mag Uidhir’s argument is unpersuasive.
  • Year: 2016
  • Volume: 53 Issue: 1
  • Page/Article: 3-13
  • DOI: 10.33134/eeja.141
  • Published on 15 May 2016
  • Peer Reviewed