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A treatise on the eye, the manner and phaenomena of vision

in two volumes

by William Porterfield

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Published by Printed for A. Miller at London, and for G. Hamilton and J. Balfour at Edinburgh in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ocular Vision,
  • Early works to 1800,
  • Eye,
  • Vision

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Porterfield, M.D., Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians at Edinburgh ...
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v., [8] fold. leaves of plates ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24832916M
    OCLC/WorldCa14333736

    Page from "A treatise on the eye, the manner and phaenomena of vision" by William Porterfield, Published in Edinburgh. In this book the word "optometer" appears for the first time. Optometric history is tied to the development ofActivity sectors: Healthcare. Notes on Hume’s Treatise. by G. J. Mattey Book 1 Of the UNDERSTANDING PART 2 Of the ideas of space and time. Ideas of colors are produced by vision, and the idea of solidity is produced by touch (An Essay concerning Human Understanding, Book II, .

    The first circumstance, that strikes my eye, is the great resemblance betwixt our impressions and ideas in every other particular, except their degree of force and vivacity. The one seem to be in a manner the reflexion of the other; so that all the perceptions of the mind are . Jan 01,  · A century and a half elapsed following the work of Kepler before a physician, William Porterfield, a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, published in a "Treatise on the Eye, the Manner and Phaenomena of Vision."Cited by: 1.

    Porterfield, William, ca. Published by Pranava Books () Softcover. New A treatise on the eye the manner and phaenomena of vision in two volumes Volume v.2 [Hardcover] A treatise on the eye the manner and phaenomena of vision in two volumes Volume v.1 [Hardcover]. This idea, then, is borrow’d from, and represents some impression, which this moment appears to the senses. But my senses convey to me only the impressions of colour’d points, dispos’d in a certain manner. If the eye is sensible of any thing farther, I desire it may be pointed out to me.


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Jul 01,  · A treatise on the eye, the manner and phaenomena of vision: in two volumes A treatise on the eye, the manner and phaenomena of vision: in two volumes by Porterfield, William. Publication date Topics Eye, Vision, Eye, Vision, Ocular Publisher Edinburgh: Printed for A.

Miller at London, and for G. Hamilton and J. Balfour at Edinburgh Pages: Get this from a library. A treatise on the eye, the manner and phænomena of vision. [William Porterfield; Pre Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)] CreativeWork, schema:Book; schema:name " A treatise on the eye, the manner and phænomena of vision.

Full text of "A treatise on the eye, the manner and phaenomena of vision: in two volumes" See other formats. English: Page from "A treatise on the eye, the manner and phaenomena of vision" by William Porterfield, Published in Edinburgh. In this book the word "optometer" appears for the fist time.

In this book the word "optometer" appears for the fist makethemworkforyou.com: Original publication: Porterfield, W. Get this from a library. A treatise on the eye: the manner and phaenomena of vision.

In two volumes. By William Porterfield, M.D. Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians at Edinburgh. [William Porterfield]. The most recent addition to the HSLS rare book collection is a first edition of William Porterfield’s Treatise on the Eye, the Manner and Phaenomena of Vision, published in Edinburgh in William Porterfield (ca) was a Scottish physician.

Download When Dr. Katherine Tansley's "Vision in Vertebrates" appeared init filled a real void that had hitherto existed. It did so by serving at once as a text-book: for an undergraduate course, a general introduction to the subject for post-graduate students embarking on research on some aspect of vision, and the interested non-specialists.

Nov 23,  · The area that a person, an animal, etc., can see with its eyes (or each eye individually) without turning the head. Synonyms: field of view, visual fieldWilliam Porterfield, “Of the Supercilia or Eye-brows”, in A Treatise on the Eye, the Manner and Phænomena of Vision.

In Two Volumes, volume I, Edinburgh: Printed for A. Miller [i.e., Andrew. Although the term optometer appeared in the book A Treatise on the Eye: The Manner and Phenomena of Vision by Scottish physician William Porterfield, it was not until the early twentieth century in the United States and Australia that "optometry" began to be used to describe the makethemworkforyou.comty sectors: Healthcare.

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Me 11 required tng our Eye: to tbet'r Defiance,6. Book Details. PIBN: ISBN: A Treatise on the Eye The Manner and Phænomena of Vision by William. When Dr. Katherine Tansley's "Vision in Vertebrates" appeared init filled a real void that had hitherto existed.

It did so by serving at once as a text-book: for an undergraduate course, a general introduction to the subject for post-graduate students embarking on research on some aspect of vision, and the interested non-specialists.

Oct 26,  · The Eye as Art: Anatomy and Vision in the 18th Century. October 26, ; as magnificent and curious, as the Sense is useful and entertaining. -- William Porterfield in A Treatise on the Eye, The Manner and Phaenomena of Vision, The Dittrick Museum is thrilled to have Dr. Jonathan Lass present "Eye of the Artist" for the upcoming.

A treatise on the eye, the manner and phaenomena of vision 1st edition. 2 vol. Edinburgh: Printed for A. Miller at London, Porterfield was born in Ayrshire, Scotland, received his M.D.

in at Rheims, and by was practicing in Edinburgh. Page from "A treatise on the eye, the manner and phaenomena of vision" by William Porterfield, Published in Edinburgh. In this book the word "optometer" appears for the first time.

The second edition of a work originally published in under the title Vision in health and disease. A surgeon with an interest in the diseases of the eye, Smee is better known for his considerable achievements in the field of electro-metallurgy. Hirsch V; Hirschberg §.

Nov 28,  · Page from "A treatise on the eye, the manner and phaenomena of vision" by William Porterfield, Published in Edinburgh. In this book the word "optometer" appears for the first time. Optometric history is tied to the development of. vision science (related areas of medicine, microbiology, neurology, physiology, psychology, etc.).

William Porterfield made an optometer in the mid s and noted the existence of a relationship of accommodation and convergence. “A Treatise on the Eye, the Manner and Phaenomena of Vision.” Charles Wheatstone invented the mirror.

The Eye as Art: Anatomy and Vision in the 18th Century as magnificent and curious, as the Sense is useful and entertaining. -- William Porterfield in A Treatise on the Eye, The Manner and Phaenomena of Vision, The Dittrick Museum is thrilled to have Dr.

Jonathan Lass present "Eye of the Artist" for the upcoming Zverina Lecture on Oct. In eighteenth-century Britain, research on vision was conducted in the context of either optics or medicine, and both were influenced by philosophy.

These threads were woven together by William Porterfield (ca. –) in his essays on eye movements and in his treatise on the eye and makethemworkforyou.com by: 3. Buffalo and Erie County Public Library Catalog.

Enter your search terms in the box above, then click "Find" to begin your search. 1. Author(s): Porterfield,William,approximately Title(s): A treatise on the eye, the manner and phaenomena of vision: in two volumes/ by William Porterfield, M.D.Feb 01,  · The course of the fibers of the optic nerves through the chiasm—the crossing of the medial fibers and the noncrossing of the lateral fibers—accounts for the bitemporal visual loss due to chiasmal lesions and the homonymous visual loss due to postchiasmal lesions.

Much of Cited by: The two volumes are numbered separately. The Treatise presented a survey of the then contemporary knowledge of vision and the eye, and placed them in a comparative and historical context.

The Treatise is based in part on two long essays Porterfield wrote on motions of the eyes (Porterfield).