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Vanities of the Eye

Vision in Early Modern European Culture

by Stuart Clark

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages448
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Open LibraryOL7403802M
ISBN 100199250138
ISBN 109780199250134

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Vanities of the Eye investigates the cultural history of the senses in early modern Europe, a time in which the nature and reliability of human vision was the focus of much debate.

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The author is very happy to accept this review and does not wish to add any comments to it. Ecclesiastes opens with the well-known refrain “Vanity of vanities” (), and understanding this phrase is key to understanding the message of today’s passage and the rest of the book. Contrary to what many interpreters maintain, the phrase is not an assertion that life.

Vanities of the Eye investigates the cultural history of the senses in early modern Europe, a time in which the nature and reliability of human vision was the focus of much debate.

In medicine, art theory, science, religion, and philosophy, sight came to be characterised as uncertain or paradoxical - mental images no longer resembled the external world. Vanities of the Eye investigates the cultural history of the senses in early modern Europe, a time in which the nature and reliability of human vision was the focus of much debate.

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This is one hell of a book. When the Eastern Nebraska Men’s Bibliophile & Social Club (a.k.a. my book club) picked The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe, I thought I had a pretty good idea of what it was about and, ultimately, how it’d make me feel.

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The Book of Ecclesiastes offers fascinating insights into what the Jewish intellect had grasped of the purpose of life two or three hundred years before Christ. The voice of the book is that of. Editorial Reviews. A big, bitter, funny, craftily plotted book that grabs you by the lapels and won't let you go.” —The New York Times Book Review “The Bonfire of the Vanities chronicles the collapse of a Wall Street bond trader, and examines a world in which fortunes are made and lost at the blink of a computer screenWolfe's subject couldn't be more topical: New Yorkers Brand: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Vanities of the Eyeinvestigates the cultural history of the senses in early modern Europe, a time in which the nature and reliability of human vision was the focus of much debate.

In medicine, art theory, science, religion, and philosophy, sight came to be characterized as uncertain or paradoxical--mental images no longer resembled the external. CHAPTER 1. 1 The words of David’s son, Qoheleth, king in Jerusalem: * a. 2 Vanity of vanities, * says Qoheleth.

vanity of vanities. All things are vanity. b Vanity of Human Toil. 3 What profit have we from all the toil. which we toil at under the sun. * c 4 One generation departs and another generation comes.

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All is vanity. 3 What does man gain by all the toil at which he toils under the sun? 4 A generation goes, and a generation comes, but the earth remains forever. 5 The sun rises, and the sun goes down, and hastens [] to the place where it rises. 6 The wind blows to the south and goes around to the north.