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Edited by Chaya Brasz and Yosef Kaplan
The 25 essays in this volume revolve around the self-perception of Dutch Jews and the way they were viewed by others from the beginning of the Jewish presence in the Netherlands through the Shoah and its aftermath.
In this critical edition of Nicole Oresme's 14th-century treatise on atmospheric refraction, Oresme uses optics and infinitesimals to help solve this vexing problem of astronomy, proposing that light travels along a curve through the atmosphere, centuries before Hooke and Newton.
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