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The Copernican achievement, edited by Robert S. Westman

Label
The Copernican achievement
Title
The Copernican achievement
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robert S. Westman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB28
LC item number
.C66
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Westman, Robert S
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  • Copernicus, Nicolaus
  • Copernic, Nicolas
  • Kopernikus, Nikolaus
  • Copernicus, Nicolaus
  • Kopernikus, Nikolaus
  • Astronomy
  • Renaissance
  • Astronomie
  • Histoire
  • Astronomie
  • Aufsatzsammlung
  • Astronomy
  • Renaissance
Label
The Copernican achievement, edited by Robert S. Westman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Papers from a symposium held at the University of California at Los Angeles, Nov. 1-2, 1973
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Noel Swerdlow
  • Commentary: Remarks on Copernicus' observations
  • Owen Gingerich
  • Erasmus Reinhold's determination of the distance of the Sun from the Earth
  • Janice Henderson
  • Commentary: The role of error in ancient methods for determining the solar distance
  • Ernest S. Abers, Charles F. Kennel
  • The arts faculty at the University of Cracow at the end of the fifteenth century
  • Paul W. Knoll
  • Commentary: In defense of context
  • Introduction:
  • Nicholas H. Steneck
  • The dialectical preparation for scientific revolutions
  • Amos Funkenstein
  • Commentary: Dialectical aspects of the Copernican revolution: conceptual elucidations and historiographical problems
  • Maurice A. Finocchiaro
  • Andreas Osiander's contribution to the Copernican achievement
  • Bruce Wrightsman
  • The solid planetary spheres in post-Copernican natural philosophy
  • William H. Donahue
  • Commentary: Duhem and Donahue
  • The Copernican achievement
  • John L. Heilbron
  • Three responses to the Copernican theory: Johannes Praetorius, Tycho Brahe, and Michael Maestlin
  • Robert S. Westman
  • Commentary: Fictionalism and realism in sixteenth-century astronomy
  • Peter K. Machamer
  • Why did Copernicus' research program supersede Ptolemy's?
  • Imre Lakatos and Elie Zahar
  • Commentary
  • Stephen E. Toulmin
  • Robert S. Westman
  • Rheticus, Ravetz, and the "necessity" of Copernicus' innovation
  • Curtis A. Wilson
  • Commentary
  • Salomon Bochner
  • On Copernicus' theory of precession
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 405 pages
Isbn
9780520028777
Lccn
74022974
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02088919
  • (OCoLC)ocm02088919
Label
The Copernican achievement, edited by Robert S. Westman
Publication
Note
Papers from a symposium held at the University of California at Los Angeles, Nov. 1-2, 1973
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Noel Swerdlow
  • Commentary: Remarks on Copernicus' observations
  • Owen Gingerich
  • Erasmus Reinhold's determination of the distance of the Sun from the Earth
  • Janice Henderson
  • Commentary: The role of error in ancient methods for determining the solar distance
  • Ernest S. Abers, Charles F. Kennel
  • The arts faculty at the University of Cracow at the end of the fifteenth century
  • Paul W. Knoll
  • Commentary: In defense of context
  • Introduction:
  • Nicholas H. Steneck
  • The dialectical preparation for scientific revolutions
  • Amos Funkenstein
  • Commentary: Dialectical aspects of the Copernican revolution: conceptual elucidations and historiographical problems
  • Maurice A. Finocchiaro
  • Andreas Osiander's contribution to the Copernican achievement
  • Bruce Wrightsman
  • The solid planetary spheres in post-Copernican natural philosophy
  • William H. Donahue
  • Commentary: Duhem and Donahue
  • The Copernican achievement
  • John L. Heilbron
  • Three responses to the Copernican theory: Johannes Praetorius, Tycho Brahe, and Michael Maestlin
  • Robert S. Westman
  • Commentary: Fictionalism and realism in sixteenth-century astronomy
  • Peter K. Machamer
  • Why did Copernicus' research program supersede Ptolemy's?
  • Imre Lakatos and Elie Zahar
  • Commentary
  • Stephen E. Toulmin
  • Robert S. Westman
  • Rheticus, Ravetz, and the "necessity" of Copernicus' innovation
  • Curtis A. Wilson
  • Commentary
  • Salomon Bochner
  • On Copernicus' theory of precession
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 405 pages
Isbn
9780520028777
Lccn
74022974
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02088919
  • (OCoLC)ocm02088919

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