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A Picture is Not an Argument

Leonard Peikoff

Presented at: FHF 1998 A Picture is Not an Argument

Date: Nov 22, 1998

In today’s culture, on behalf of causes ranging from abortion to war, people often rely on emotion-provoking images to attract others to their viewpoint. In this 1998 lecture delivered at Boston’s Ford Hall Forum, philosopher Leonard Peikoff examines the use of imagery to convey a position. Motivated by an invitation he received to participate in an abortion debate using pictures, Peikoff discusses why he would never enter in to such a debate, even with truth on his side.


Parts: 1

Handout: none

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