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Borrelli, Arianna

The Optics of Giambattista Della Porta (ca. 1535–1615): A Reassessment

Borrelli, Arianna - The Optics of Giambattista Della Porta (ca. 1535–1615): A Reassessment, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Arianna Borrelli

2. A Theater of Experiments: Giambattista Della Porta and the Scientific Culture of Renaissance Naples
William Eamon

3. Giambattista Della Porta: A Magician or an Optician?
Yaakov Zik, Giora Hon

4. Optical Diagrams as “Paper Tools”: Della Porta’s Analysis of Biconvex Lenses from De refractione to De telescopio

Arianna Borrelli

5. Giambattista Della Porta’s Theory of Vision in the De refractione of 1593: Sources, Problems, Implications
A. Mark Smith

6. Magi from the North: Instruments of Fire and Light in the Early Seventeenth Century
Fokko Jan Dijksterhuis

7. Using Invariances in Geometrical Diagrams: Della Porta, Kepler and Descartes on Refraction
Albrecht Heeffer

8. Francesco Maurolico, Giambattista Della Porta and Their Theories on Refraction
Riccardo Bellé

9. Conclusion: A Reassessment
Yaakov Zik, Giora Hon

Keywords: History, History of Science, Classical Electrodynamics

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Archimedes
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319502151
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-50214-4

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