Morality in the guise of dreams: a critical edition of Kitāb al-Manām

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E.J. Brill, 1997 - Architecture - 776 pages
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This volume deals with the history of optics in the IXth century as well as the transmission of Greek optics in Arabic. It contains the editio princeps and a French translation of the first books written in Arabic on optics and catoptrics, namely, the book On Rays and Rectification of Euclid's Optics, and other treatises written by philosopher and scientist Ab Ish q al-Kind . It also contains a new edition and French translation of Liber de causis diversitatum aspectus of al-Kind ."

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Roshdi Rashed, Doctorat d'Etat in History and Philosophy of Sciences, is Directeur de Recherche at the C.N.R.S. and Professor at the University of Tokyo.