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Day: October 4, 2013

Our Relation to the Word: Window Or Mirror?

Our Relation to the Word: Window Or Mirror?

    In his intriguing essay, The Despotic Eye: An Illustration of Metabletic Phenomenology and Its Implications, Robert Romanyshyn, offers a very well-presented, easy-to-grasp introduction to Van den Berg’s Metabletic Phenomenology. He then proceeds to illustrate why reality is a mirrored reflection of human life. Romanyshyn uses the poignant example of linear perspective, its origin, and how it differs from the way artists previously viewed the world. According to Romanyshyn, before the advent of linear perspective, artists portrayed the relation of…

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