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8vo. xii, 324 pp. 38 figs., index, errata laid-in. Cloth, dust-jacket. AUTHOR'S COPY. First Edition. Lindberg is the foremost authority on the early history of optics. "Argues that Kepler's theory of the retinal image, the first successful solution to the problem of vision, was the culminating achievement of the medieval perspectiva tradition. The tradition combined two major approaches to optics carried over from antiquity, the mathematical (Euclid) and the physical and psychological (Aristotle and Galen). Extensive bibliography" â€“ Dauben, History of Mathematics from Antiquity to the Present, no. 1963. ISBN: 0226482340 / 0-226-48234-0 First Edition.
Title: Theories of Vision from Al-Kindi to Kepler.
Publisher: Chicago:, University of Chicago Press, (1976).: 1976
ISBN Number: 0226482340
ISBN Number 13: 9780226482347
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