A History of Astronomy from Thales to Kepler

A History of Astronomy from Thales to Kepler

by J. L.E. Dreyer, J. L. Dreyer
     
 

A masterpiece of historical insight and scientific accuracy, this is the definitive work on Greek astronomy and the Copernican Revolution. Beginning with the ancient Egyptians, it ranges from the Pythagoreans and Plato to medieval European and Islamic cosmologies, concluding with detailed surveys of the works of Copernicus, Brahe, and Kepler.  See more details below

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A masterpiece of historical insight and scientific accuracy, this is the definitive work on Greek astronomy and the Copernican Revolution. Beginning with the ancient Egyptians, it ranges from the Pythagoreans and Plato to medieval European and Islamic cosmologies, concluding with detailed surveys of the works of Copernicus, Brahe, and Kepler.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486600796
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
12/08/2011
Series:
Dover Books on Astronomy Series
Edition description:
Unabridged, Revised
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
1,270,523
Product dimensions:
5.44(w) x 7.97(h) x 0.92(d)

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