The Judgement of the Eye

The Metamorphoses of Geometry — One of the Sources of Visual Perception and Consciousness

  • Jürgen Weber

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-7
  2. Geometric Concepts of the Visual Cortex as the Basis of Visual Information

  3. Part II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 80-80
    2. Jürgen Weber
      Pages 81-89
    3. Jürgen Weber
      Pages 96-100
    4. Jürgen Weber
      Pages 101-102
    5. Jürgen Weber
      Pages 102-109
  4. Summing-up

    1. Jürgen Weber
      Pages 110-113
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 114-203

About this book


6 PART I Geometric Concepts of the Visual Cortex as the Basis of Visual Information Chapter 1 Short Summary of the Main Ideas 9 Chapter 2 What Is Seeing? How Visual Memory Is Affected by Agnosia and Alzheimer's Disease 10 Chapter 3 What Do Infants Recognize and What Do Their Visual Memories Look Like? 14 Chapter 4 The Conclusions of Gestalt Psychology and Its Limitations 19 Chapter 5 My Question: How Do Forms Convey Content; Are There Visual Categories of Expression? 21 Chapter 6 The Rosette 29 Chapter 7 Contraction and Expansion 32 Chapter 8 The Classification of Memory Pictures by Students. Reproduction Memory - Identification Memory 49 Chapter 9 The "Orbits" and Their Application 62 Chapter 10 The Start of Ornamentation All over the World and at All Times 65 Chapter 11 Actual Enlargement and Reduction 69 Chapter 12 Rotated Surfaces 74 PART II l3 Form and Movement 81 Chapter Chapter 14 The Metamorphosis of Geometry in Egyptian Art 89 Chapter 15 The Metamorphoses of Geometry in the Painting and Sculpture of Greece 92 Chapter 16 Movement Schemata 96 Chapter 17 And Once Again the Visual Memory 101 102 Chapter 18 So-called Naturalism 110 Summing-up 114 Bibliography 116 Index ll8 Figures 5 This book is essentially about the question of For more than 20 years I maintained a constant what forms say to us, what information they con­ dialogue with Rudolf Arnheim.


Cortex Gestalt Gestalt psychology Perception art form ornament psychiatry visual cortex visual memory visual perception

Authors and affiliations

  • Jürgen Weber
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Elementares FormenTU BraunschweigBraunschweigGermany

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