Ways of Seeing II: Left Eye, Right Hemisphere

Eddie Ejjbair
4 min readDec 22, 2023

In Part One, I said that there were two ways of seeing (receptively and perceptively), but I was wrong to suggest that these were the only ways of seeing. There are, of course, many ways of seeing. In Homer alone, Bruno Snell notes nine different words to denote sight. The two that I mention are more like broad categories in which other forms fall.

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Eddie Ejjbair

‘Gradually it’s become clear to me what every great philosophy has been: a personal confession of its author and a kind of involuntary and unconscious memoir’