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The genesis of the Copernican world

Author: Hans Blumenberg; Robert M Wallace
Publisher: Cambridge (Mass.) ; London : MIT Press, cop. 1987.
Series: Studies in contemporary German social thought; Studies in contemporary German social thought.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This major work by the German philosopher Hans Blumenberg is a monumental rethinking of the significance of the Copernican revolution for our understanding of modernity.

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Nicolas Copernic; Nicolaus Copernicus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Blumenberg; Robert M Wallace
ISBN: 026252144X 9780262521444 0262022672 9780262022675
OCLC Number: 489917430
Notes: Translation of: Die Genesis der kopernikanischen Welt.
Description: 1 vol. (xlviii-772 p.) ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Studies in contemporary German social thought; Studies in contemporary German social thought.
Responsibility: Hans Blumenberg ; transl. by Robert M. Wallace.

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