By Roshdi Rashed
From Antiquity till lately, philosophers and mathematicians have continuously mentioned the concept that of perspective and its relation to archimedean and non-archimedean theories of dimension. For the 1st time, this e-book strains the background of those discussions in Greek and Arabic, from Euclid to Kamāl al-Dīn al-Fārisī, after whom the dialogue used to be no longer resumed till Newton and Euler. the quantity provides first versions of over twenty texts, both in Arabic or Greek and translated into Arabic, of the best mathematicians and philosophers of the time. The texts are right here translated into French and supplemented with vast statement. The booklet starts with the definitions and propositions of Euclid on angles and size, via the Greek remark culture represented via Proclus and Simplicius (only extant in Arabic) and the writings of the Arabic mathematicians and philosophers from the ninth via 14th century, putting the elemental contributions via Avicenna and Ibn al-Haytham into their old context and displaying how quite a few successors produced new syntheses in their work.
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