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  1. A. Mark Smith (2008). Alhacen's Approach to ''Alhazen's Problem''. Arabic Sciences and Philosophy 18 (2):143-163.
    In the fifth book of his De aspectibus, the medieval Latin version of Ibn al-Haythamb al-Manir, Alhacen undertakes to determine precisely where a given ray of light will reflect to a given center of sight from a variety of convex and concave mirrors based on circular sections. As applied specifically to convex and concave spherical mirrors, this problem exercised several seventeenth-century thinkers, Christiaan Huygens foremost among them, and in that context it soon became known as Alhazens solution (or solutions) of (...)
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  2. A. Mark Smith (2007). Le De aspectibus d'Alhazen : Révolutionnaire ou réformiste ? Revue d'Histoire des Sciences 1:65-82.
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  3. A. Mark Smith (2007). Thematic Files-Science, Texts and Contexts. In Honor of Gerard Simon -Alhacen's de Aspectibus: Revolutionary or Reformatory? Revue d'Histoire des Sciences 60 (1):65-82.
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  4. A. Mark Smith (2006). Seeing and Being Seen in the Later Medieval World: Optics, Theology, and Religious Life (Review). Journal of the History of Philosophy 44 (3):473-474.
    A. Mark Smith - Seeing and Being Seen in the Later Medieval World: Optics, Theology, and Religious Life - Journal of the History of Philosophy 44:3 Journal of the History of Philosophy 44.3 473-474 Dallas G. Denery, II. Seeing and Being Seen in the Later Medieval World: Optics, Theology, and Religious Life. Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought , 63. Cambridge-New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. x + 202. Cloth, $75.00. Among the metaphors we live by , visual (...)
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  5. A. Mark Smith (2005). Reflections on the Hockney-Falco Thesis: Optical Theory and Artistic Practice in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries. Early Science and Medicine 10 (2):163-186.
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  6. A. Mark Smith (2005). The Alhacenian Account of Spatial Perception and its Epistemological Implications. Arabic Sciences and Philosophy 15 (2):219-240.
  7. A. Mark Smith (2001). The Latin Source of the Fourteenth-Century Italian Translation of Alhacen's de Aspectibus (Vat. Lat. 4595). Arabic Sciences and Philosophy 11 (1):27-43.
  8. A. Mark Smith (1998). Ptolemy, Alhazen, and Kepler and the Problem of Optical Images. Arabic Sciences and Philosophy 8 (01):9-.
    “Although up to now the [visual] image has been [understood as] a construct of reason,” Kepler observes in the fifth chapter of his Ad Vitellionem Paralipomena , “henceforth the [visible] representations of objects should be considered as paintings [ picturae ] that are actual[ly projected] on paper or some other screen.” While not intended as a historical generalization , this claim nonetheless reflects historical reality. Virtually all visual theorists before Kepler did, in fact, conceive of optical images as subjective, not (...)
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  9. A. Mark Smith (1992). The Latin Version of Lbn Mucādh's Treatise “On Twilight and the Rising of Clouds”. Arabic Sciences and Philosophy 2 (01):83-.
    Written by the 11th-century Spanish Arab, Abh Muhammad ibn MucnOn Twilight and the Rising of Cloudsdh's value of around 52 miles remained standard until the 17th century, when it was revised sharply downward in consideration of atmospheric refraction and barometric studies. The treatise itself survives in a single Hebrew exemplar, 25 Latin exemplars, and an Italian exemplar derived from the Latin. At the heart of this present study is a critical text based on a fullscale comparative transcription of 22 of (...)
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  10. A. Mark Smith (1992). Picturing the Mind. Philosophical Topics 20 (2):149-170.
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  11. A. Mark Smith (1987). Descartes's Theory of Light and Refraction a Discourse on Method. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
     
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