Save

LA QUAESTIO DI BARROW: UN'APORIA DELLA VISIONE TRAMITE LENTI

In: Nuncius
Author:
SILVIA PARIGI Università di Firenze

Search for other papers by SILVIA PARIGI in
Current site
Google Scholar
PubMed
Close
Download Citation Get Permissions

Access options

Get access to the full article by using one of the access options below.

Institutional Login

Log in with Open Athens, Shibboleth, or your institutional credentials

Login via Institution

Purchase

Buy instant access (PDF download and unlimited online access):

$40.00

Abstract

<title> SUMMARY </title>This article analyses some XVIIth-XVIIIth century tentative solutions of a problem of the theory of vision, posed to the attention of the scholars by Isaac Barrow in 1669: that one consisting in the noneffect of distance, and in the confused appearance taking place in the case of an object seen through a biconvex lens, or a concave mirror. Berkeley's solution, exposed in his Essay towards a new theory of vision (1709), seems particularly important. At the end of the article we briefly refer some present neuropsychological developments of Barrow's problem and, in general, of the problem of visual perception.

Content Metrics

All Time Past Year Past 30 Days
Abstract Views 181 16 4
Full Text Views 20 2 0
PDF Views & Downloads 12 3 0