Dominic McIver Lopes

Selected Publications

Four Arts of Photography (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2016)

Beyond Art (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014)

A Philosophy of Computer Art (London: Routledge, 2009) – Winner of the 2009 Outstanding Book Prize from the American Society for Aesthetics; Designated an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice by the American Library Association

Sight and Sensibility: Evaluating Pictures (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005 [paperback August 2007]) [abstract] [] [sample chapter]

Understanding Pictures (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996). French, trans. Laure Blanc-Benon (Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes) [abstract] [], 2014

Research Interests    

I work mainly in aesthetics and am a member of the UBC aesthetics group. My research focusses on pictorial representation and perception; the aesthetic and epistemic value of pictures, including scientific images; theories of art and its value; the ontology of art; computer art and new art forms; and aesthetic value. I am working on a book entitled Being for Beauty; Aesthetic Agency and Value.