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This section contains list of reference articles and reference materials, and Latin words relevant to discussion of De visione stellarum. In this critical edition and translation of Nicole Oresme’s On Seeing the Stars, the renowned 14th-century natural philosopher proposes that the stars are not where they seem. And perhaps nothing is where it seems. In this earliest treatise on atmospheric refraction, Oresme uses optics and infinitesimals to help solve this vexing problem of astronomy.

Keywords: De visione stellarum; Nicole Oresme



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