Perception in Four Keys: A Commentary

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Title: Perception in Four Keys: A Commentary
Authors: Buttimer, Anne
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/10740
Date: 15-Jan-1984
Online since: 2019-06-06T07:34:57Z
Abstract: The invitation to comment on these papers offers a welcome challenge. Many people here remember the enthusiasm and pioneering elan of that session on “Environmental Perception and Behaviour” at Columbus in 1965. It was my first experience of a national meeting of the Association of American Geographers and I distinctly remember how thrilling it was to find senior members of the profession on a wavelength similar to the one I had come to in my own dissertation work on French geography. There was a puzzle on my mind that day, but I was far too timid to raise it publicly: why, way back in the 1930s, was Hardy’s initiative in La géographie psychologique so harshly squelched? In this land of boundless opportunity, I told myself, maybe the idea will be judged on its own merits.
Type of material: Book Chapter
Publisher: The University of Chicago, Department of Geography Research Paper
Start page: 51
End page: 63
Keywords: Regional geographyPositivismMarxismStructuralismPhenomenology
Other versions: Saarinen, T.F., Seamon, D., Sell, J.L. (eds.). Environmental Perception and Behavior: An Inventory and Prospect
https://www.amazon.com/Environmental-Perception-Behavior-Inventory-University/dp/0890651140
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
ISBN: 978-0890651148
Appears in Collections:Geography Research Collection

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