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Copernican revolution
Copernicus: Yesterday and Today*. (Proceedings of the commemorative conference held in Washington in honour of Nicolaus Copernicus, Vistas in Astronomy, Volume 17.) Edited by Arthur Beer and K. Aa.Expand
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Essays on Galileo and the History and Philosophy of Science
For forty years, beginning with the publication of the first modern English translation of the Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, Stillman Drake was the most original and productiveExpand
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Ptolemy's Theory of the Inferior Planets
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Mathematical astronomy in Copernicus's De revolutionibus
When I first laid out the framework for A History of Ancient Mathe matical Astronomy, I intended to carry the discussion down to the last applications of Greek astronomical methodology, i. e.Expand
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Hipparchus on the Distance of the Sun
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The Empirical Foundations of Ptolemy's Planetary Theory
In beginning his consideration of the theory of the planets in Almagest 9.2, Ptolemy states that, just as he has already done for the Sun and Moon, he wishes now to show that the apparent, irregularExpand
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Copernicus and Astrology, with an Appendix1 of Translations of Primary Sources
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  • Sociology
  • Perspectives on Science
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Robert Westman’s massive book—The Copernican Question. Prognostication, Skepticism, and Celestial Order. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011. xviii 681 pp. (double columns), 85 b&wExpand
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