Alkindi's Critique of Euclid's Theory of Vision

@article{Lindberg1971AlkindisCO,
  title={Alkindi's Critique of Euclid's Theory of Vision},
  author={David C. Lindberg},
  journal={Isis},
  year={1971},
  volume={62},
  pages={469 - 489}
}
ALKINDI, undoubtedly the first great philosopher of the Islamic world, was a leader in the endeavor to communicate Greek philosophy to Islam.' Not only did he participate in the translating activity of the ninth century, but he also attempted to integrate Greek philosophy with Mu'tazilite theology and thus, in Walzer's phrase, "to naturalise Greek philosophy in the Islamic world."2 Alkindi's deep respect for ancient thought is revealed in the preface to one of his works on metaphysics: 
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