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Space-perception and the philosophy of science / Patrick A. Heelan.


Berkeley : University of California Press, [1983] .
ISBN 9780520046115, 0520046110

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Subjects Naturphilosophie.
Perception spatiale.
Philosophy.
Raumwahrnehmung.
Science -- Philosophy.
Science.
Sciences -- Philosophie.
Space Perception.
Space perception.
Theorie.
Wissenschaftsphilosophie.
Description xiv, 383 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1983]
©1983
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-370) and index.
Contents Phenomenology, Hermeneutics, and Philosophy of Science -- Philosophies of Perception -- Phenomenology -- Perception, Horizon, World, Intentionality -- Being-in-the-World: Body -- Science and the Perceptual World -- Models, Metaphors, and the "Things Themselves" -- Hyperbolic Visual Space -- Introduction to Visual Space -- Appearances in Hyperbolic Visual Space -- Quasi-Stable Euclidean/Non-Euclidean Phenomena -- The Gateway Arch -- Visual Space: Search for a Model -- Kant: Space as A Priori for Experience -- Pictorial Spaces -- How to Represent Pictorial Spaces -- Arnheim's "Pyramidal Space" -- Pure Geometries -- Non-Euclidean Visual Space -- Luneburg's Theory of Hyperbolic Visual Space -- Free Mobility of Forms -- Failure of Luneburg's Model -- Hermeneutical Visual Model -- Stability of Visual Metric -- Hyperbolic Space: The Model -- Model of Hyperbolic Visual Space -- The True Point and the "Newtonian Oasis" -- Finite and Infinite Visual Spaces -- Horizon Sphere -- "Pyramidal Structure" of Finite Visual Space -- Determination of Parameters of Model: [sigma] -- Near Zone and Distant Zone: [tau] -- Near Zone -- Distant Zone -- Horizontal Planes -- Frontal Planes -- "Spheroidal World of Sight" -- Quasi-Stable Euclidean/Hyperbolic Phenomena -- Near Zone and Distant Zone in the Everyday World -- Evidence from Perceptual Illusions -- Informal Evidence -- Perceptual Illusions -- Two-Dimensional Illusions -- Illusions of Rotation and Optical Images -- Three-Dimensional Illusions -- The Moon Illusion -- The Radiant Sun.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8346447
(OCoLC)ocm08346447
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