The Copernican Revolution: Planetary Astronomy in the Development of Western Thought

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Vintage Books, 1959 - Astronomy - 297 pages
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Apart from the scientific import of the Copernican Revolution, Kuhn's book plays an illustrative role in the still needed polemic against Christian fundamentalism. It provides (at least hints at ... Read full review

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“This book is the story of the Copernican Revolution in all three of these not quite separate meanings – astronomical, scientific, and philosophical.” “Initiated as a narrowly technical, highly ... Read full review

Contents

The Ancient TwoSphere Universe
1
The Problem of the Planets
45
The TwoSphere Universe in Aristotelian Thought
78
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