The Copernican question : prognostication, skepticism, and celestial order /

In 1543, Copernicus defended his hypothesis that the Earth is a planet and the sun a body resting near the centre of a finite universe. This volume reframes this pivotal moment in the history of science, centring the story on a conflict over the credibility of astrology that erupted in Italy just as...

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Author / Creator: Westman, Robert S. (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011.
Series:Fletcher Jones Foundation humanities imprint.
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