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Visual thinking

Author: Rudolf Arnheim
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2005?], ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this seminal work, Arnheim, author of 'The Dynamics of Architectural Form' and 'Art and Visual Perception' asserts that all thinking is basically perceptual in nature, and that the ancient dichotomy between seeing and thinking, between perceiving and reasoning, is false and misleading. Rudolf Arnheim is Professor Emeritus of the Psychology of Art at Harvard University.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rudolf Arnheim
ISBN: 0520242262 9780520242265
OCLC Number: 298555120
Notes: "35th anniversary printing"--Cover.
Description: xi, 345 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Early stirrings --
The intelligence of perception --
Two and two together --
The past in the present --
The images of thought --
Concepts take shape --
Pictures, symbols, and signs --
What abstraction is not --
What abstraction is --
With feet on the ground --
Thinking with pure shapes --
Words in their place --
Art and thought --
Models for theory --
Vision in education.
Responsibility: Rudolf Arnheim.

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