What does seeing mean with respect to different living beings? Is seeing with a compound eye similar to seeing with a single-lens eye? In what way is vision conceptually coupled with the formation of a retinal image? These and other questions arise from consideration of a famous photograph of the retinal image formed by the eye of a glowworm in Sigmund Exner’s authoritative treatise on compound eyes of 1892.
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Research Article| May 01 2017
Does a Glowworm See?: Sigmund Exner’s Study of the Compound Eye
Representations (2017) 138 (1): 37–58.
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Christoph Hoffmann; Does a Glowworm See?: Sigmund Exner’s Study of the Compound Eye. Representations 1 May 2017; 138 (1): 37–58. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2017.138.1.37
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