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Theories of the World from Antiquity to the Copernican Revolution: Second… (original 1990; edition 2001)

by Michael J. Crowe

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Newly revised edition of Professor Crowe's accessible, enlightening book re-creates the change from an earth-centered to a sun-centered conception of the solar system. The work is organized around a hypothetical debate: Given the evidence available in 1615, which system (Ptolemaic, Copernican, Tychonic, etc.) was most deserving of support?… (more)
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Title:Theories of the World from Antiquity to the Copernican Revolution: Second Revised Edition
Authors:Michael J. Crowe
Info:Dover Publications (2001), Paperback, 229 pages
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A nice basic introduction to the theory of epicycles and other ideas of ancient astronomy. ( )
  argyriou | Jul 31, 2010 |
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Newly revised edition of Professor Crowe's accessible, enlightening book re-creates the change from an earth-centered to a sun-centered conception of the solar system. The work is organized around a hypothetical debate: Given the evidence available in 1615, which system (Ptolemaic, Copernican, Tychonic, etc.) was most deserving of support?

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