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Roger Bacon & the Origins of Perspectiva in the Middle Ages: A Critical Edition & English Translation of Bacon's Perspectiva with Introduction and Not

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David Lindberg presents the first critical edition of the text of Roger Bacon's classic work Perspectiva, prepared from Latin manuscripts, accompanied by a facing-page English translation, critical notes, and a full study of the text. Also included is an analysis of Bacon's sources, influence, and role in the emergence of the discipline of perspectiva.
Hardcover, 528 pages
Published September 5th 1996 by OUP Oxford
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David C. Lindberg was an American historian of science. His main focus was in the history of medieval and early modern science, especially physical science and the relationship between religion and science. Lindberg was the author or editor of many books and received numerous grants and awards. He also served as President of the History of Science Society and, in 1999, was recipient of its highest ...more
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