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Looking into pictures : an interdisciplinary approach to pictorial space

Author: Heiko Hecht; Robert Schwartz; Margaret Atherton
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Looking into Pictures, philosophers, psychologists, and art historians explore the implications of recent theories of vision for our understanding of the nature of pictorial representation and picture perception."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heiko Hecht; Robert Schwartz; Margaret Atherton
ISBN: 0262083108 9780262083102
OCLC Number: 49751247
Notes: "A Bradford book."
Description: xviii,417 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. The dual nature of picture perception. In defense of seeing-in / Richard Wollheim ; Conjoint representations and the mental capacity for multiple simultaneous perspectives / Rainer Mausfeld ; Relating direct and indirect perception of spatial layout / H.A. Sedgwick ; The dual nature of picture perception: a challenge to current general accounts of visual perception / Reinhard Niederée and Dieter Heyer ; Perceptual strategies and pictorial content / Mark Rollins --
Pt. 2. The status of perspective. Optical laws or symbolic rules? the dual nature of pictorial systems / John Willats ; Perspective, convention, and compromise / Robert Hopkins ; Resemblance reconceived / Klaus Sachs-Hombach ; What you see is what you get: the problems of linear perspective / Klaus Rehkämper ; Pictures of perspective: theory or therapy? / Patrick Maynard --
Pt. 3. The nature and structure of reconceived pictorial space. Reconceiving perceptual space / James E. Cutting ; Pictorial space / Jan J. Koenderink and Andrea J. van Doorn ; Truth and meaning in pictorial space / Sheena Rogers ; Line and borders of surfaces: grouping and foreshortening / John M. Kennedy, Igor Juricevic, and Juan Bai ; Irreconcilable views / Hermann Kalkofen.
Responsibility: edited by Heiko Hecht, Robert Schwartz, Margaret Atherton.

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