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The obvious illusion

Philip Pocock

The obvious illusion

murals from the Lower East Side

by Philip Pocock

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Published by G. Braziller in association with the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York,
  • New York.
    • Subjects:
    • Caribbean American mural painting and decoration -- New York (State) -- New York -- 20th century.,
    • Street art -- New York (State) -- New York.,
    • Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.) -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementphotographs by Philip Pocock ; introduction by Gregory Battcock.
      ContributionsCooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsND238.C37 P63 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination21 p., 36 leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4122639M
      ISBN 100807609870
      LC Control Number80069634
      OCLC/WorldCa12558115

      If your kid loves optical illusions, this is the book to buy. Beautiful pictures, great activities, even a decoder to show how the illusion is achieved. My 4-year-old said this was, "better than a toy."/5(). The Self Illusion: An Interview With Bruce Hood. In his excellent new book, The Self Illusion, I hope this book will remind us of this obvious point that we so easily forget. Advaitins of post-Śankara period hold a strange thesis that when ropes are mistaken for snakes, there are indeed snakes there, but only illusory ones. They believe so on metaphysical grounds, disregarding the obvious facts that after realizing that it was an illusion, it is believed (1) by none that there was a snake (of any kind), and (2) that it was just the rope itself that was seen as a.


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