Camera Obscura

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The camera obscura was a simple astronomical tool that evolved into an important optical instrument in the seventeenth century. During its development, the camera obscura generated various philosophical discussions about perception and image formation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Early Modern Philosophy and the Sciences
Publisher Springer Nature Switzerland AG
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-20791-9
Publication statusPublished - 30 Apr 2020


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