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Treatise on Light (Large Print Edition)

by Christiaan Huygens

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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11976611M
    ISBN 101434628310
    ISBN 109781434628312

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Treatise of Light by Christian Huygens was published in The questions about the nature of light, how fast it travels, why it travels at all, and of course the phenomenon of reflection, refraction, birefringence are addressed using geometrical optics. These questions were Treatise on Light book current and poorly understood back then/5(4).

This little treatise is included in volume 34 of the Great Books of the Western World, which I used to read Newton’s Principia and his Opticks. In this edition the Treatise comes out to about 50 pages, so I decided it was worth combing through. Christiaan Huygens is one of the relatively lesser known figures of/5.

On the difference between our sensations and the things that produce them. In putting forward an account of light, the first thing that I want to draw to your attention is that it is possible for there to be a difference between the sensation that we have of it, that is, the idea that we form of it in our imagination through the intermediary of our eyes, and what it is in the objects that.

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English. Title. Treatise on Light. In which are explained the causes of that which occurs in reflexion, & in refraction and particularly in the strange refraction of Iceland crystal. Language. Treatise on Light was published in and Treatise on Light book probably the largest scientific volume on light published before Newton's Opticks.

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His greatest achievement was his development of the wave theory of light, published in in his Traite de la Lumiere (Treatise on Light). This was written to counter Sir Isaac Newton's particle (or "corpuscular") theory of light. Treatise on Light was published in and is probably the largest scientific volume on light published before Newton's Opticks.

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RENE DESCARTES. THE WORLD. TREATISE ON LIGHT. Translated by Michael S. Mahoney. CHAPTER ONEOn the Difference Between Our Sensations and the Things That Produce Them.

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Inge. TO most English readers the Imitation of Christ is the representative of mediaeval German : tredition. Treatise on Li words, approx. pages PREFACE I wrote this Treatise during my sojourn in France twelve years ago, and I communicated it in the year to the learned persons who then composed the Royal Academy of Science, to the members Christiaan Huygens Biographies (5).

Opticks: or, A Treatise of the Reflexions, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light is a book by English natural philosopher Isaac Newton that was published in English in (A scholarly Latin translation appeared in ). The Treatise on Light of Huygens has, however, withstood the test of time: and even now the exquisite skill with which he applied his conception of the propagation of waves of light to unravel the intricacies of the phenomena of the double refraction of crystals, and of the refraction of the atmosphere, will excite the admiration of the student of Optics.

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Publisher: Project Gutenberg. 0 9 0. HUYGENS, CHRISTIAAN. Treatise on Light. In which are explained The causes of that which occurs in Reflexion, & in Refraction. And particularly In the strage Refraction of Icelandic Crystal. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Seller Rating: % positive.Treatise on Light was published in and is probably the largest scientific volume on light published before Newton's Opticks.

The book explains how light travels (i.e., that it has a certain velocity), and what happens when it hits a surface (refraction and reflection).

A large portion of the book is devoted to the double refraction /5(47). Treatise on Light by Christiaan Huygens My rating: 4 of 5 stars. But sound, as I have said above, only travels toises in the same time of one second: hence the velocity of light is more than six hundred thousand times greater than that of sound.

This little treatise is included in volume 34 of the Great Books of the Western World.