Genevieve Caulfield

Genevieve Caulfield (UCL) Can We Believe Our Own Eyes?: Optics, Vision and Cognition in Late Medieval Religion   Sight appears an obvious faculty. However, societies see and evaluate what they see in radically different ways: the history of sight is ‘scientific’, religious and social. During the late Middle Ages (c. 1260-1460), Western Christendom was increasingly [...]