The sleepwalkers: a history of man's changing vision of the Universe
Bringing the history of cosmology--from the Babylonians to Newton--to life in a masterly synthesis, Koestler shows how the modern world-view replaced the medieval world-view in the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century.
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Read this for a graduate course in rationalism. I was particularly impressed by the section dedicated to Kepler, who, I am reminded, essentially wrote the first piece of science fiction waaaay back ... Read full review
One of the best and most informative books I have ever read. An excellent book. I borrowed it from a friend but now I have to buy it and own it myself. It worth reading it more than once.
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The Sleepwalkers: A History of Man's Changing Vision of the Universe
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