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A history of Galileo's inclined plane experiment and its philosophical implications

Author: Paolo Palmieri
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a history and philosophy of Galileo's inclined plane experiment. This book deploys an integrated historical pragmatist methodology to reflect on what we can learn from those events and their  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paolo Palmieri
ISBN: 9780773414815 0773414819
OCLC Number: 703621131
Description: xv, 202 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1. The Inclined Plane Experiment : 1.1. Subject matter and methodology; 1.2.A brief introduction to the inclined plane --
Chapter 2. Speed Phenomena: 2.1. The scribe; 2.2. Quantification of qualitative change; 2.3. The scribe's fundamental ontology; 2.4. Inclined plane and acceleration --
Chapter 3. Sounds of the Plane: 3.1. The psychoacoustics workshop of Galileo's father; 3.2. The microtones of speed; 3.3. Cadence on the senses --
Chapter 4. The Footprint of Pitch: 4.1. On the termini of things; 4.2. Making glass and brass sing; 4.3. Touching acceleration --
Chapter 5. Coping With Friction: 5.1. Reaction and resistance; 5.2. Unstable patterns of acceleration; 5.3. Atomism, friction, and acceleration --
Chapter 6. Inclined Plane Cosmogony: 6.1. Lucretius on fall in the void; 6.2. Galileo's pathway to fall in the void; 6.3. Inclined plane cosmogony --
Chapter 7. Epistemology Of Experience: 7.1. Theory and praxis; 7.2. Galileo on Tasso's poetry; 7.3. Galileo's epistemology of experience.
Responsibility: Paolo Palmieri ; with a preface by David Wootton.

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