Kepler's Epitome of Copernican Astronomy in context

 Epitome of Copernican Astronomy
 in context},
  author={Aviva Rothman},
  • A. Rothman
  • Published 7 December 2020
  • Physics
  • Centaurus



Maestlin's Teaching of Copernicus: The Evidence of His University Textbook and Disputations

La biographie du mathematicien M. Maestlin est decrite et montre que ce professeur s'inspira de l'instruction de Copernic dans ses enseignements de la geometrie et de l'astronomie

The Melanchthon Circle, Rheticus, and the Wittenberg Interpretation of the Copernican Theory

ONTEMPORARY ASSESSMENT of a new scientific theory will always \.depend upon how that theory is perceived. This may seem an obvious point, yet there exists an understandable tendency among some

Renaissance mathematics: diagrams for geometry, astronomy and music

Abstract The changes in the visual arts associated with the Renaissance, specifically the use of perspective to give a sense of depth, have sometimes been linked with the changes in natural

Realism and Instrumentalism in Sixteenth Century Astronomy: A Reappraisal

We question the claim, common since Duhem, that sixteenth century astronomy, and especially the Wittenberg interpretation of Copernicus, was instrumentalistic rather than realistic. We identify a

Five Centuries of Astronomical Textbooks and their Role in Teaching

Two papers on astronomical textbooks through history begin the textbook section. Following, we reproduce here two of the three papers on personal experiences of authors of American astronomy

Forms of Persuasion: Kepler, Galileo, and the Dissemination of Copernicanism

In the opening pages of his Dissertatio cum Nuncio Sidereo, Kepler responded to criticism of his book by emphasizing its status as a rhetorical text: “... there is no need to remind academicians (or

Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion: 1609–1666

  • J. L. Russell
  • Physics
    The British Journal for the History of Science
  • 1964
Synopsis Historians of seventeenth-century science have frequently asserted that Kepler's laws of planetary motion were largely ignored between the time of their first publication (1609, 1619) and