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One of the cues to perception of the third dimension induced by a graphic representation on a plane, as in a drawing, or as a monocular cue, such as aerial perspective or linear perspective. (Fig. P8). See depth perception.
aerial perspective Perspective influenced by the state of clarity of the atmosphere. Far away objects appear less distinct and desaturated in colour due to the diffusion of light by the air in between the object and the eye. However, a very pure atmosphere may lead to underestimation of the distance of objects as they retain their distinctness and colour in this case. Aerial perspective is used by artists who soften and blur the colour and outlines of objects that they wish to appear as far away. See shadow.
geometrical perspective See linear perspective.
linear perspective Perspective conveyed by drawing images in different sizes. For example, parallel lines receding into the distance are made to converge. (Fig. P8) Syn. geometrical perspective.
Fig. P8 Examples of perspective drawingsenlarge picture
Fig. P8 Examples of perspective drawings
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With the rise of modern science, however, the mensural function of perspectival images was increasingly challenged by other modes of projection better suited to technical notation.
38) And he goes on to say, "If epistemic possibility is perspectival, as the data suggests, it is asymmetrically perspectival.
The relation between seeing--as a potentially perspectival form of representation--and properly perceiving or understanding the contents to which the narrator draws attention poses a second challenge to the project of linking descriptions of interiors with interiority.
A first thing that we may note about perspectival anthropocentrism is that this is not the kind of anthropocentrism that philosophers who call themselves non-anthropocentrists primarily oppose.
Just as Kant believed that his "right question" represented something of a revolution for philosophy, this article will close by asking whether the flourishing of deeply engaged, strongly perspectival research might signify a "Copernican revolution"--not only for Christians in psychology, but also for the discipline of psychology itself.
What matters here, is to establish Kant's perspectival realism as the basis of his pragmatism.
Perspectival culture takes reality to lie mainly in the eye of the beholder rather than being fixed, immutable, and objectively given.
In Perspectival Thought, Francois Recanati follows this tradition, and defends a version of circumstance-relativity, which he calls Strong Moderate Relativism (SMR henceforth).
A snowy-white stone that gives shape to the universe: As it happens, we all carry within our skulls the vestige of such a thing, a kind of existentially reversed qibla (this one perspectival, the other metaphysical) that gives us our sense of being at the center of things, the sense that we are upright at the origin point eta three-dimensional space.
So the work from the 1890s onwards is both aesthetic and epistemological in an attempt to join the perspectival lessons of Flaubert with the moral vision, the 'request for the liberty of the subject' (p.
As you turn your eyes, you see odd unavoidable perspectival distortions, which come from this movement.
indicates, is more concerned with esthetics and spirituality, an orientation highlighted in the number of essays focusing on prayer, apophatic mysticism, perspectival knowing, liturgy, visual arts, and ecclesial infallibility.