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Rafael Mirami’s Specularia (1582)
Rafael Mirami’s Specularia (1582)

Author(s): Alberto  Castaldini
Subject(s): History, Geography, Regional studies
Published by: Academia Română – Centrul de Studii Transilvane
Keywords: mirror; vision; catoptrics; skepticism; concettism; Jewish thought

Summary/Abstract: The article puts forward the hypothesis that Mirami’s work may have provided also elements of reflection on the skeptical thought which developed starting from the end of the sixteenth century. In fact, the mirror became a remarkable topos of skepticism.

  • Issue Year: XXVII/2018
  • Issue No: Suppl 1
  • Page Range: 197-211
  • Page Count: 15
  • Language: English