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Mathematical Treasures - Marin Mersenne's Universal Geometry

Author(s): 
Frank J. Swetz and Victor J. Katz

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The title page of Universal Geometry, by Marin Mersenne (1588 - 1648), published in Paris in 1644. A compendium of material on geometry, mechanics and optics, it considers the theories of Euclid, Archimedes, Ramus, Theodosius, and Apollonius and includes a treatise on optics by the contemporary natural philosopher Thomas Hobbes (1588 - 1679).

 

Frank J. Swetz and Victor J. Katz, "Mathematical Treasures - Marin Mersenne's Universal Geometry," Loci (January 2011)

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Mathematical Treasures