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[The]Copernican revolution : planetary astronomy in the development of western thought

Author: Thomas S Kuhn
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Twenty-fourth printing, 2003View all editions and formats
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Named Person: Nicolaus Copernicus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas S Kuhn
ISBN: 0674171039 9780674171039
OCLC Number: 145555757
Description: xviii, 297 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Contents: Foreword / by James Bryant Conant --
The ancient two-sphere universe --
The problem of the planets --
The two-sphere universe in Aristotelian thought --
Recasting the tradition : Aristotle to the Copernicans --
Copernicus' innovation --
The assimilation of Copernican astronomy --
The new universe --
Technical appendix.
Responsibility: Thomas S. Kuhn.
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