The Watershed: A Biography of Johannes Kepler

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University Press of America, 1960 - Science - 280 pages
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I had been searching for hours online to find a very clear an thorough biography on Johannes Kepler when my dad handed me this book and told me to read it. Perfect source of information if you want to know everything about Kepler's life, from what color his windows were to the very minute he was conceived. 

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Excellent bio, amazing perspective on renaissance science. Koestler's "sleepwalking" thesis is very fascinating, and Kepler's life and intellectual process is bonkers enough from a modern perspective to make it believable. Read full review

Contents

Chapter One the young kepler
17
Chapter Two the cosmic mystery
43
Chapter Three growing fains
67
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About the author (1960)

Arthur Koestler was born on September 5, 1905 in Budapest, Hungary and studied at the University of Vienna. Koestler was a Middle East correspondent for several German newspapers, wrote for the Manchester Guardian, the London Times and the New York Herald Tribune. Koestler wrote Darkness at Noon, which centers on the destructiveness of politics, The Act of Creation, a book about creativity, and The Ghost in the Machine, which bravely attacks behaviorism. Arthur Koestler died in London on March 3, 1983.

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