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Published: 08 January 2008

328 Pages | 2 halftones, 57 line illus.

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195326574

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Seeing Dark Things

The Philosophy of Shadows

Roy Sorensen

Shadows appear to be counterexamples to the causal theory of perception. After all, an absence of light cannot reflect light into our eyes. Roy Sorensen sets out to resolve this anomaly and to show how the causal theory solves a broad range of visual puzzles about dark things.

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