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The Copernican Revolution

Planetary Astronomy in the Development of Western Thought

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$33.00 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674171039

Publication Date: 01/01/1992

Short

320 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

56 line illustrations

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  • Foreword [James Bryant Conant]
  • 1. The Ancient Two-Sphere Universe
  • 2. The Problem of the Planets
  • 3. The Two-Sphere Universe in Aristotelian Thought
  • 4. Recasting the Tradition. Aristotle to the Copernicans
  • 5. Copernicus’ Innovation
  • 6. The Assimilation of Copernican Astronomy
  • 7. The New Universe
  • Technical Appendix
  • References
  • Bibliographical
  • Notes
  • Index

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