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- Title: Goethe's Conception: Chapter V: Personality and View of the World
- that all ‘matters of fact’ are really theory. The blue of the
- Title: Goethe's Conception: Chapter VIII: The Phenomena of the World of Colour
- impression, why blue evokes a feeling of cold, why yellow and
- reddish-blue side by side produce an effect of harmony. He
- the violet upwards into blue; the central portion of the
- Orange, Yellow, Green, Light Blue, Indigo, Violet. Newton and
- the blue and the red over into yellow; the middle is
- below, dark over light. The upper edge appears blue, the
- lower, yellow. The blue passes over into violet towards the
- the blue downwards, the yellow upwards. At a sufficient
- distance the yellow from below extends over the blue from
- above, blue below. As the edges are extended by placing the
- prism farther away from the disc, the lower blue, which
- of the image is coloured blue and the lower edge yellow. The
- blue passes over towards the dark space into violet, and
- towards the light centre into light blue; the yellow passes
- they illumine a darkness which thereby appears blue. Below,
- yellow approaches the blue. Through the streaming of the blue
- through light, perceiving blue, Goethe thinks he recognises a
- Yellow is light toned down by darkness; blue is darkness
- blue, are opposites. How does the eye experience these
- Similarly, blue will produce orange as reaction, and red will
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