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Nelson Goodman

(1906—1998)

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Erwin Panofsky  

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(b Hanover, 30 Mar. 1892; d Princeton, 14 Mar. 1968).German-American art historian, a professor at Hamburg University 1926–33, until dismissed by the Nazis. In 1934 he settled in the USA, where he ...
Goodman, Nelson

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Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

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2008
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Art & Architecture, Philosophy
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6,571 words

This entry comprises two essays on the contemporary American philosopher and aesthetician Nelson Goodman: Survey of Thought Art in Action

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Method of giving a sense of depth on a flat or shallow surface, utilizing such optical phenomena as the apparent convergence of parallel lines and diminution in size of objects as they recede from ...

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