The Age of Two-Faced Janus: The Comets of 1577 and 1618 and the Decline of the Aristotelian World View in the Netherlands

The Age of Two-Faced Janus: The Comets of 1577 and 1618 and the Decline of the Aristotelian World View in the Netherlands

by Tabitta van Nouhuys, Tabitta Van Nouhuys, T. Van Nouhuys
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004112049

ISBN-13: 9789004112049

Pub. Date: 09/17/1998

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

This volume on the Netherlandish tracts about the comets of 1577 and 1618 shows how scholars managed to adapt their traditional, Aristotelian world views to novel cosmological developments, and investigates the close connections between cosmological ideas and political developments.

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This volume on the Netherlandish tracts about the comets of 1577 and 1618 shows how scholars managed to adapt their traditional, Aristotelian world views to novel cosmological developments, and investigates the close connections between cosmological ideas and political developments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004112049
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/17/1998
Series:
Brill's Studies in Intellectual History Series, #89
Pages:
604

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