Franco Giudice

Luce e visione
Thomas Hobbes e la scienza dell’ottica

1999, cm 17 x 24, x-182 pp.

ISBN: 9788822247902

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Hobbes’ theory of light and vision is the subject of this volume. A close study of texts, above all those still unpublished, reveals how Hobbes’ scientific research is centred around his interest for optics and how optics itself became a paradigmatic model for the development of his mechanistic conception of reality.