Book Volume 9 2005

Lenses and Waves

Christiaan Huygens and the Mathematical Science of Optics in the Seventeenth Century

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-2697-3 (Print) 978-1-4020-2698-0 (Online)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

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    Pages 1-10

    Introduction — ‘the perfect Cartesian’

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    Pages 11-51

    Chapter 2 1653 — ‘Tractatus’

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    Pages 53-106

    1655–1672-“De Aberratione”

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    Pages 107-158

    The ‘Projet’ of 1672

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    Pages 159-211

    1677–1679 — Waves of Light

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    Pages 213-253

    1690 — Traité de la Lumière

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    Pages 255-266

    Conclusion: Lenses & Waves

  9. Back Matter

    Pages 265-288