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Vision for knowledge: Knowledge for vision

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April
082001

18:00 - 20:00

Location

The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

Overview

Medawar lecture by Professor Richard Gregory

An evolutionary development of perception is suggested - from passive reception to active perception to explicit conception - earlier stages being largely retained and incorporated in later species. A key is innate and then individually learned knowledge, giving meaning to sensory signals.

Vision for knowledge: Knowledge for vision The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK