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  • In the same year he wrote a very popular treatise against drunkenness.
  • His treatise on numerical divisions, weights and measures (Distributio) is extant, with the exception of the concluding portion.
  • 2 In this treatise (which was written before Napier had invented the name logarithm) logarithms are called "artificial numbers."
  • His most extensive single work is a book on Sound, which, in the second edition, has become a treatise on vibrations in general.
  • Attempts have been made, principally founded on some remarks of Huygens, to show that Descartes had learned the principles of refraction from the manuscript of a treatise by Willebrord Snell, but the facts are uncertain; and, so far as Descartes founds his optics on any one, it is probably on the researches of Kepler.