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New Perspectives on Galileo: Papers Deriving from and Related to a Workshop on Galileo held at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1975 / Edition 1
     

New Perspectives on Galileo: Papers Deriving from and Related to a Workshop on Galileo held at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1975 / Edition 1

by Robert E. Butts, Joseph C. Pitt
 

ISBN-10: 9027708916

ISBN-13: 9789027708915

Pub. Date: 02/28/1978

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789027708915
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
02/28/1978
Series:
The Western Ontario Series in Philosophy of Science , #14
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1978
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Galileo’s Scientific Method: a Reexamination.- Some Tactics in Galileo’s Propaganda for the Mathematization of Scientific Experience.- Galileo Galilei and the Doctores Parisienses.- Descartes as Critic of Galileo.- Galileo and the Causes.- Galileo: Causation and the Use of Geometry.- Galileo’s Matter Theory.- The Conception of Science in Galileo’s Work.

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