Princeton University Library Catalog

Seeing with the hands : blindness, vision, and touch after Descartes / Mark Paterson.

Author:
Paterson, Mark, 1972- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
1 online resource (viii, 228 pages) : illustrations, portraits.
Summary note:
"Through an unfolding historical, philosophical and literary narrative that includes Locke, Molyneux and Berkeley in Britain, and Diderot, Voltaire and Buffon in France, this book explores how the Molyneux Question and its aftermath has influenced attitudes towards blindness by the sighted, and sensory substitution technologies for the blind and vision impaired, to this day." --back cover.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-221) and index.
Source of description:
Print version record.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History
Other title(s):
Blindness, vision, and touch after Descartes
ISBN:
  • 9781474405331 ((electronic bk.))
  • 1474405339 ((electronic bk.))
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