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Mathematical Aspects of the Completion

  • J. P. Hogendijk
Part of the Sources in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences book series (SOURCES, volume 7)

Abstract

This chapter deals with the mathematics in the Completion. I shall discuss several aspects of Ibn al-Haytham’s method and style in relation to his sources and his other works.

Keywords

Auxiliary Problem Optic Versus Conic Section Latus Rectum Arabic Version 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. P. Hogendijk
    • 1
  1. 1.History of Mathematics DepartmentBrown UniversityProvidenceUSA

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