Descriptions of Visual Phenomena from Aristotle to Wheatstone

  title={Descriptions of Visual Phenomena from Aristotle to Wheatstone},
  author={Nicholas J. Wade},
  pages={1137 - 1175}
  • N. Wade
  • Published 1 October 1996
  • Philosophy
  • Perception
A history of the observational era of vision is presented through selected descriptions of phenomena by natural philosophers from Aristotle to Wheatstone. The descriptions are listed under the headings of optics, colour, subjective visual phenomena, motion perception, eye movements, binocular vision, and space perception. 

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