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The Nature of scientific discovery: a symposium commemorating the 500th anniversary of the birth of Nicolaus Copernicus.

Author: Owen Gingerich; National Academy of Sciences (U.S.); Copernicus Society of America.
Publisher: Washington, Smithsonian Institution Press : [Distributed by G. Braziller, New York], [1975]
Series: Smithsonian international symposia series, 5.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : National government publication : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
Congresses
Congrès
Named Person: Nicolaus Copernicus; Nicolaus Copernicus; Nicolaus Copernicus; Nicolas Copernic; Nikolaus Kopernikus; Nicolaus Copernicus
Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Owen Gingerich; National Academy of Sciences (U.S.); Copernicus Society of America.
ISBN: 0874741483 9780874741483
OCLC Number: 1046903
Notes: "The fifth international symposium of the Smithsonian Institution organized jointly with the National Academy of Sciences in cooperation with the Copernicus Society of America."
Description: 616 pages illustrations 25 cm.
Contents: I. The Festival --
Introduction to the Festival / Owen Gingerich --
Opening Ceremonies --
Introduction / Philip Handler --
Responses / S. Dillon Ripley, E.J. Piszek, and Janusz Groszkowski --
The Eames Show: The Age of Copernicus --
Ceremonies at the Symposium Dinner --
Baskin's Portrait of Copernicus / S. Dillon Ripley --
A Copernican Appreciation and Toast / Janusz Groszkowski --
Latent and Manifest messages of Ceremony / Wilton S. Dillon --
II. The Symposium --
Contributors to the Symposium --
The First Day: Monday, 23 April 1973 --
Opening Remarks / Janusz Groszkowski --
Introduction: The Nature of Scientific Discovery in the Sixteenth Century / A. Rupert Hall --
Science and Society in the Age of Copernicus / Owesi Temkin --
Reformation and Revolution: Copernicus' Discovery in an Era of Change / Heiko A. Oberman --
Copernicus as a Humanist / Jacob Bronowski --
The Second Day: Tuesday, 24 April 1973 --
Introduction: The End of the Copernican Era? / Stephan Toulmin --
Mainsprings of Scientific Discovery / Gerald Holton --
Tradition in Science / Werner Heisenberg --
The Third Day: Wednesday, 25 April 1973 --
Introduction: Does Science Have A Future? / Owen Gingerich --
Quasars and the Universe / Maarten Schmidt --
The Universe as Home for Man / John Archibald Wheeler --
III. Introduction to the Collegia / Owen Gingerich --
Osiander's Introduction to De Revolutionibus --
Colleguim I: Science and Society in the Sixteenth Century --
Lists of Participants --
Session I: Monday, 23 April 1973 --
The Spirit of Innovation in the Sixteenth Century / Marie Boas Hall --
Discussion of M.B. Hall's Paper --
Venice, Science, and the Index of Prohibited Books / Paul F. Grendler --
Discussion of P.F. Grendler's Paper --
Session II: Tuesday, 24 April 1973 --
The Wittenberg Interpretation of the Copernican Theory / Robert S. Westman --
Discussion: The Reception of Heliocentrism in the Sixteenth Century --
Collegium II: The Interplay of Literature, Art, and Science --
List of Participants --
Background Paper: The Interplay of Literature, Art, and Science in the Time of Copernicus / John U. Nef --
Session I: Tuesday, 24 April 1973 --
Discussion: Parallels and Contrasts of Science and Art --
Session II: Wednesday, 25 April 1973 --
Discussion: Discovery in Art and Science --
Discussion: Ramifications of the Word "Revolutions" --
Collegium III: Science, Philosophy, and Religion in Historical Perspective --
Lists of Participants --
Session I: Tuesday, 24 April 1973 --
Discussion: Claims to Truth of Faith and Science --
Session II: Wednesday, 25 April 1973 --
The Structure of Academic Revolutions / Langdon Gilkey --
Discussion: The Nature of Scientific Knowledge --
Discussion with Professor Heisenberg --
Session III: Thursday, 26 April 1973 --
Discussion on "The Universe as Home for Man" --
Discussion: Science and the Foundation of Ethics --
Discussion: Are There Ethical Limits to Scientific Discovery?
Series Title: Smithsonian international symposia series, 5.
Responsibility: Edited by Owen Gingerich.

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