Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-5 of 5 items

  • Keywords: Illumination x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Conclusion: Talking About Color

Michael Rossi

in The Republic of Color: Science, Perception, and the Making of Modern America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226651729
eISBN:
9780226651866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226651866.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This concluding chapter covers the institutions, ideologies, techniques, and technologies that emerged during the early twentieth century from previous decades of color research. While some – such as ... More


Figures of Self-Reference: A Media Genealogy of the Trompe-l’oeil in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Still Life

Bernhard Siegert

in Cultural Techniques: Grids, Filters, Doors, and Other Articulations of the Real

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263752
eISBN:
9780823268962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263752.003.0010
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter ventures to read the trompe-l’oeil of Dutch still life paintings as a trace of the self-referentiality of the illuminated manuscript page of the late fifteenth century, which is ... More


Four acts of seeing: the veil as technology of illumination

Niharika Dinkar

in Empires of Light: Vision, Visibility and Power in Colonial India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526139634
eISBN:
9781526150387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526139641.00009
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter examines the emergence of the Indian landscape into the visibility of the Western world, drawing upon the iconography of unveiling as consonant with the trope of ‘discovery’. In the ... More


Augustine’s Defence of Knowledge Against the Sceptics

Tamer Nawar

in Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 56

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198851059
eISBN:
9780191885785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851059.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In his Contra Academicos, Augustine offers one of the most detailed responses to scepticism to have come down to us from antiquity. In this paper, I examine Augustine’s defence of the existence of ... More


Color Constancy

Joshua Gert

in Primitive Colors: A Case Study in Neo-pragmatist Metaphysics and Philosophy of Perception

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198785910
eISBN:
9780191840579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785910.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter presents an account of color constancy that explains a well-known division in the data from color-constancy experiments: So-called “paper matches” exhibit a much higher level of ... More


View: