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Nature, experiment, and the sciences : essays on Galileo and the history of science

Author: Stillman Drake; Trevor Harvey Levere; William R Shea
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©1990.
Series: Boston studies in the philosophy of science, v. 120.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Stillman Drake; Galileo Galilei; Stillman Drake; Stillman Drake; Galileo Galilei; Stillman Drake; Galileo Galilei
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stillman Drake; Trevor Harvey Levere; William R Shea
ISBN: 0792304209 9780792304203
OCLC Number: 20098429
Notes: "In honour of Stillman Drake."
Description: xiii, 349 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: I Galileo Studies.- The Dating and Significance of Galileo's Pisan Manuscripts.- Galileo Galilei: An Astronomer at Work.- Galileo's Theorem of Equivalence: The Missing Keystone of his Theory of Motion.- Was Galileo a Metaphysicist?.- Drake against the Philosophers.- II From The Renaissance to the Scientific Revolution.- Alhazen's Debt to Ptolemy's Optics.- Regiomontanus on the Critical Problems of Astronomy.- III Science Since Galileo.- G. D. Cassini and the Number of the Planets: An Example of Seventeenth-Century Astro-Numerological Patronage.- Lavoisier: Language, Instruments and the Chemical Revolution.- The Inductive Sciences in Nineteenth-Century England.- Darwin Studies at Work: A Re-examination of Three Decisive Years (1835-37).- The Background to Heinrich Hertz's Experiments in Electrodynamics.- Science and History of Science.- IV Concerning Books.- The Stillman Drake Galileo Collection.- A Bibliography of the Writings of Stillman Drake, compiled by James MacLachlan.- Index Of Names.
Series Title: Boston studies in the philosophy of science, v. 120.
Responsibility: edited by Trevor H. Levere and William R. Shea.

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