The spatial sense of the eye. Proctor lecture.

  title={The spatial sense of the eye. Proctor lecture.},
  author={Gerald Westheimer},
  journal={Investigative ophthalmology & visual science},
  volume={18 9},
A universe of impressions invades our consciousness when we open our eyes. Scholars over the ages have undertaken the task of discovering order in this tohubohu, though it would be conceit to gainsay structure to the visual signals reaching even infant consciousness. Rigorous abstraction of the essence of visual impressions leads to such concepts as quality (e.g., redness) and, when taken to its ultimate, to an absolute minimum reference framework, space and time. As Kant put it: "One can't… CONTINUE READING
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