The Moral Treatise on the Eye

Peter of Limoges

Translated with an introduction by Richard Newhauser. MST 51. 2012. xxxiv, 272 pp. ISBN 978–0–88844–301–4 • $39.95

This treatise moves from what can be established about the eye and vision on scientific grounds to the moral or spiritual interpretation of optics; it helped legitimate the cultural utility of natural science.

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