Berkeley's theory of vision.


[Parkville] Melbourne University Press [1960] .

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Subjects Berkeley, George, 1685-1753. Essay towards a new theory of vision.
Essay towards a new theory of vision (Berkeley, George)
Description 106 pages.
Copyright Date [1960]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The perception of distance by sight -- The plan of Berkeley's essay -- What does it mean to say that distance is not immediately seen? -- Is it true that distance is not immediately seen? -- How is distance estimated by sight? -- The central doctrines of the 'essay' -- The estimation by sight of the magnitude of objects -- Minima sensibilia -- The problem of the inverted retinal image -- The specific distinction of visual and tactual objects -- The objects of geometry; resumeĢ of Berkeley's contentions -- Criticism of Berkeley's conclusions -- Experimental evidence: its relevance to this inquiry -- Is distance immediately seen? -- What are the immediate objects of touch? -- Are visible and tangible extension numerically distinct? -- Sounds, tastes and smells -- Are sounds, tastes and smells in space? -- Conclusion.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)883385566
(OCoLC)ocn883385566
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WorldCat Identities Armstrong, D. M. 1926-2014.
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