math vs god
February 17, 2011 Leave a comment
“Growing out of the late medieval fascination with the metaphysical implications of light — light as divine luxe rather than perceived lumen — linear perspective came to symbolize a harmony between the mathematical regularities in optics and God’s will.” (Jay 6)
Martin Jay, “Scopic Regimes of Modernity” in Vision and Visuality (Seattle, WA: Bay Press, 1988), pp. 3 – 27.