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Early Physics and Astronomy: A Historical Introduction

Olaf Pedersen - Science - 1993 - 413 pages
The book is an introductory exposition of the development of the physical and astronomical notions of the universe. It covers the period from Greek antiquity to the Copernican ...
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A Survey of the Almagest: With Annotation and New Commentary by Alexander Jones

Olaf Pedersen - Mathematics - 2010 - 470 pages
The Almagest, by the Greek astronomer and mathematician Ptolemy, is the most important surviving treatise on early mathematical astronomy, offering historians valuable insight ...
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The Two Books: Historical Notes on Some Interactions Between Natural Science ...

Olaf Pedersen - Religion - 2007 - 424 pages
In 1982 Olaf Pedersen gave a series of lectures at the University of Aarhus, Denmark, and in 1988 at Cambridge University. In the course of those lectures he developed The Two ...
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The First Universities: Studium Generale and the Origins of University ...

Olaf Pedersen - Education - 1997 - 310 pages
This is a general study of the development of higher education in Europe from antiquity until the end of the Middle Ages, set against a background of the social and political ...
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Science in the Middle Ages

David C. Lindberg - Science - 1980 - 549 pages
In this book, sixteen leading scholars address themselves to providing as full an account of medieval science as current knowledge permits. Designed to be introductory, the ...
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