Alhacen"s theory of visual perception

a critical edition, with English translation and commentary, of the first three books of Alhacen"s De aspectibus, the medieval Latin version of Ibn al-Haytham"s Kitab al-Manazir by Alhazen

Publisher: American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia

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Subjects:

  • Optics -- Early works to 1800,
  • Visual perception -- Early works to 1800

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 785-797) and index

Statement[edited by] A. Mark Smith
GenreEarly works to 1800
SeriesTransactions of the American Philosophical Society -- v. 91, pts. 4 & 5, Transactions of the American Philosophical Society -- v. 91, pt. 4-5
ContributionsSmith, A. Mark
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC353 .A32313 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. (clxxxi, 819 p.) :
Number of Pages819
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17055449M
ISBN 100871699141
LC Control Number2001041227

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Alhacen's Theory of Visual Perception: A Critical Edition, With English Translation and Commentary, of the First Three Books of Alhacen's De aspectibus, the Medieval Latin Version of Ibn al-Haytham's Kitab al-Manazir by Alhazen, edited, translated and introduction by A.

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[al-Ḥasan Ibn-al-Ḥasan Ibn-al-Hait̲am; A Mark Smith; American Philosophical Society.]. Alhacen's Theory of Visual Perception: A Critical Edition, with English Translation and Commentary, of the First Three Books of Alhacen's De Aspectibus, the Medieval Latin Version of Ibn Al-Haytham's Kitāb Al-Manāẓir, A.

Mark Smith Volume 91 di Guides to Historical Resources Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, ISSN xxxiii gives, that Alhacens treatise was translated by "an anonymous translator" in the end of the 12th or beginning of the 13th c.

Mark Smith, Alhacens Theory of Visual Perception, vol 1. Introduction and Latin Text (American Philosophical Society, ) corroborates this and states that Gerard of Cremona is probably not the author of the.

Because of his rigorous methods of experimentation, Alhazen has been called the “world’s first true scientist.” He identified the basic principles underlying modern photography. His work with lenses led to the development and production of early eyeglasses, microscopes, and telescopes.

Alhazen was born in Basra, now in Iraq, about C.E. Mark Smith, Alhacens Theory of Visual Perception, vol 1. Introduction and Latin Text (American Philosophical Society, ), p. cxxv writes: "Alhacen’s full name is Abū ‘Alī al-Haṣan ibn al-Haṣan ibn al-Haytham, "al-Haṣan" being his given name.

Assuming that the "c" is soft, the "h" is aspirated, and the stress is on the second. Mark Smith, ed. and trans., Alhacen's Theory of Visual Perception: A Critical Edition, with English Translation and Commentary, of the First Three Books of Alhacens De aspecti-bus, the Medieval Latin Version of Ibn al-Haythams Kitab al-Manazir, Transactions of the American Philosophical Society (Philadelphia, ); and A.

Mark. Here Ibn al-Haythamdeals with the visual effects of reflection,the analytic focus thus being upon mirrorsand order of analysis, book 4 lays out the basic principles of reflection,book 5 deals with image-formationin general, and book 6 takes up the issue of image-distortionaccordingto the shape of the reflectingsurfaceBook 7.

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