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Meanest foundations and nobler superstructures : Hooke, Newton and the "compounding of the celestiall motions of the planetts"

Autor Ofer Gal
Vydavatel: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©2002.
Edice: Boston studies in the philosophy of science, v. 229.
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"This book is a historical-epistemological study of one of the most consequential ideas of early modern celestial mechanics: Robert Hooke's proposal to "compoun[d] the celestial motions of the planetts of a direct motion by the tangent & an attractive motion towards a central body", a proposal which Isaac Newton adopted and realized in his Principia." "Hooke's Programme was revolutionary both cosmologically and  Přečíst více...
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Osoba: Robert Hooke; Isaac Newton; Robert Hooke; Robert Hooke; Isaac Newton; Robert Hooke; Isaac Newton
Typ materiálu: Internetový zdroj
Typ dokumentu: Book, Internet Resource
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Ofer Gal
ISBN: 1402007329 9781402007323
OCLC číslo: 50417438
Popis: xiii, 239 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Obsahy: The Historical Question --
Gallileo's Challenge --
The Correspondence --
Hooke's Programme --
The Historiographic Difficulty --
Hooke vs. Newton --
The Genius vs. The Mechanic --
Inflection --
Introduction: The Bad Ending --
The Novelty --
Hooke's Programme --
Setting the Question Right --
Employing Inflection --
Inflection --
Application as Manipulation --
Producing Inflection in the Workshop --
Construction --
Implementation --
Tentative Conclusion --
1st Interlude: Practice --
Introduction--Methodological Lessons --
Hacking --
The Realism Snare --
Power --
De Potentia Restitutiva, or: Of Spring --
Horology --
The Spring Watch --
Springs and Forces --
The Origins of the Vibration Theory --
Of Spring again --
Springs as a Topos --
A Clockwork Theory of Matter and Power --
2nd Interlude: Representation --
Rorty --
'Knowledge Of' and 'Knowledge That' --
Hacking and Rorty --
Newton's Synthesis --
Newton Before and After --
Hooke's Programme Revisited --
Chapter 1: Inflection --
1st Interlude: Practice --
Chapter 2: Clocks, Pendulums and Springs --
2nd Interlude: Representation --
Chapter 3: Newton's Synthesis.
Název edice: Boston studies in the philosophy of science, v. 229.
Odpovědnost: by Ofer Gal.
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