Introduction: Why Seeing is a Practice

  • Eva Schuermann
Part of the Performance Philosophy book series (PPH)


This study provides an overview and a detailed discussion of philosophical questions relating to sight and vision. It discusses the dense entanglements of seeing and ways of seeing against the background of an entirely different theoretical framework. In a peculiar way, the eye holds a middle position between mind and world. In the history of philosophy, seeing has been conceptualized in terms of false oppositions that are avoided with the concept of practice.


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  • Eva Schuermann
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  1. 1.Otto-von-Guericke UniversityMagdeburgGermany

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