A PHILOSOPHICAL PERSPECTIVE ON ALHAZEN'S OPTICS

@article{ElBizri2005APP,
  title={A PHILOSOPHICAL PERSPECTIVE ON ALHAZEN'S OPTICS},
  author={Nader El-Bizri},
  journal={Arabic Sciences and Philosophy},
  year={2005},
  volume={15},
  pages={189 - 218}
}
  • N. El-Bizri
  • Published 5 August 2005
  • Philosophy
  • Arabic Sciences and Philosophy
Although numerous studies have been conducted on the Optics (Kitāb al-Manāzir) of Alhazen (al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham, d. 1040 C.E.), and on its reception, assimilation and maturation within the course of development of the perspectivae traditions in the history of science and art, ambiguities do hitherto still surround the epistemological and ontological entailments of his theory of visual perception. In addressing this question, our inquiry herein is principally philosophical in scope and our… 

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