Ptolemy's Almagest

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Duckworth, 1984 - Science - 693 pages
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User Review  - Acacio de Barros - Goodreads

Beautiful mathematical proofs and lots of empirical evidence. A must read to those thinking that serious empirical investigations were not part of science before Galileo. Read full review

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User Review  - Trey Kennedy - Goodreads

Ptolemy has grown on me the more I have read it. The approach is a little unclear at times, especially for those who have read Euclid. But his goal seems to be noble, and his model of the cosmos is ... Read full review

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