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The Mind and the Eye: A Study of the Biologist's Standpoint
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The Mind and the Eye: A Study of the Biologist's Standpoint (Hardback)

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Agnes Arber's international reputation is due in part to her exceptional ability to interpret the German tradition of scholarship for the English-speaking world. The Mind and the Eye is an erudite book, revealing its author's familiarity with philosophy from Plato and Aristotle through Aquinas to Kant and Hegel; but it is not dull, because the quiet enthusiasm of the author shines through. In this book she turns from the work of a specialist in one science to those wider questions which any scientist must ask at intervals. What, in short, is the relationship between the eye that sees and the mind that weighs and pronounces? An important feature of this Cambridge Science Classics reissue is the introduction provided by Professor P. R. Bell, who as a Cambridge botany student at the time that Agnes Arber was writing The Natural Philosopby of Plant Form, is uniquely able to set The Mind and the Eye in the context of contemporary biological research.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social Sciences Publisher: Cambridge University Press Publication Date: 02/01/1954 ISBN-13: 9780521040365  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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