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The English Galileo : Thomas Harriot's work on motion as an example of preclassical mechanics

Author: Matthias Schemmel
Publisher: [London] : Springer, ©2008.
Series: Boston studies in the philosophy of science, v. 268.; Historical epistemology of mechanics, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This, the first book in a series on the historical epistemology of mechanics, investigates the knowledge of preclassical mechanics and relates Thomas Harriot's work on motion, documented by a wealth  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schemmel, Matthias.
English Galileo.
[London] : Springer, ©2008
(OCoLC)609323109
Named Person: Thomas Harriot; Thomas Harriot
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matthias Schemmel
ISBN: 9781402054983 140205498X 1402054998 9781402054990
OCLC Number: 172979403
Notes: Second series statement from p. ix.
Description: 2 volumes (xx, 762 pages) : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Interpretation --
v. 2. Sources.
Series Title: Boston studies in the philosophy of science, v. 268.; Historical epistemology of mechanics, 1.
Responsibility: by Matthias Schemmel.

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