The Ground of the Image

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If anything marks the image, it is a deep ambivalence. Denounced as superficial, illusory, and groundless, images are at the same time attributed with exorbitant power and assigned a privileged relation to truth. Mistrusted by philosophy, forbidden and embraced by religions, manipulated as "spectacle" and proliferated in the media, images never cease to present their multiple aspects, their paradoxes, their flat but receding spaces. What is this power that lies in the depths and recesses of an image--which is always only ...

The Ground of the Image 2005, Fordham University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780823225415

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The Ground of the Image 2005, Fordham University Press, New York

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