The Reception of Copernicus' Heliocentric Theory: Proceedings of a Symposium Organized by the Nicolas Copernicus Committee of the International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science Torun, Poland 1973 / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789027703118
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 11/30/1973
  • Edition description: 1973
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 6.18 (w) x 9.58 (h) x 1.07 (d)

Table of Contents

The Comet and the Cosmos: Kepler, Mästlin and the Copernican Hypothesis.- Copernican Influence on Tycho Brahe.- Die Kopernikanische Konsequenz für den Zeitbegriff.- From Negation to Acceptance (The Reception of the Heliocentric Theory in Polish Schools in the 17th and 18th centuries).- How Copernicanism took root in Denmark and Norway.- Diffusion of Copernicanism in Japan.- The Copernican System in Great Britain.- The Reception of the Copernican System in Sweden.- Copernicus in Spain.- Science for the People: Copernicanism and Newtonianism in the Almanacs of Early America.- The Reception of Copernicanism in Hungary (A Contribution to the History of Natural Philosophy and Physics in the 17th and 18th centuries).- Index of Names.

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