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The Object Stares Back: On the Nature of Seeing (Harvest Book )

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In this “remarkable tour de force” (Publishers Weekly)-a “ceaselessly thought-provoking book” (Kirkus Reviews)-art historian James Elkins marshals psychology, philosophy, science, and art history to show how seeing alters the thing seen and transforms the seer. Black-and-white photographs.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780156004978
Author:
Elkins, James
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
San Diego :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Physiological Psychology
Subject:
Visual perception
Subject:
Vision
Subject:
Apperception
Subject:
Visual communication
Subject:
Psychology : General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Harvest ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Harvest Book
Series Volume:
1.
Publication Date:
19970731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 0.55 lb

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