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Art and Illusion

Author: E.H.Gombrich
Category: Reference
Publisher: Phaidon Press
ISBN: 0 7148 1756 2
Year: 1960
Subject: Gombrich, humanities, science
Description: This book should be of interest to all who seek for a meeting ground between science and humanities. Written by a scholar of humanist training, its temper is scientific. Present-day theories of visual perception, of information and of human knowledge are brought to bear on the history of political representation. Prof. Gombrich re-evaluates many current ideas on the imitation of nature, the function of tradition, the problem of abstraction, the validity of perspective and the interpretation of expression.
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