The Fire Within the Eye: A Historical Essay on the Nature and Meaning of Light

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Drawing from ancient Greek, Neoplatonic, and Arabic philosophy and other disciplines, physicist David Park helps us reconceive the everyday phenomenon of light--from spiritual meanings embedded in our culture to the challenging questions put forth by great scientists and philosophers. In so doing, Park offers a unique perspective on Western civilization itself. 13 color illus. 37 b&w photos. 71 line illus.

The Fire Within the Eye: A Historical Essay on the Nature and Meaning of Light 1999, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691050515

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The Fire Within the Eye: A Historical Essay on the Nature and Meaning of Light 1997, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691043326

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