Theories of Light: From Descartes to Newton

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CUP Archive, 1981 M10 30 - 368 pages
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Contents

Preface
9
Abbreviations
16
Descartes Doctrine of the Instantaneous Propaga
46
Descartes Explanation of Reflection Fermats
69
Descartes Explanation of Refraction Fermats
93
Fermats Principle of Least Time
136
Huygens Cartesianism and his Theory of Con
159
the formation of Huygens theory
195
Newtons Theory of Light and Colours 1672
231
Hooke
251
Newtons Dogmatism and the Representation
273
Newtons Theory
298
Newtons Theory
319
Bibliography
343
Corrections
356
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