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Westman, Robert S.

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Works: 21 works in 103 publications in 2 languages and 4,778 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor
Classifications: Q125, 509.031
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Publications about Robert S Westman
Publications by Robert S Westman
Most widely held works by Robert S Westman
Reappraisals of the scientific revolution ( Book )
16 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 757 libraries worldwide
A compendium offering broad reflections on the Scientific Revolution from a spectrum of scholars engaged in the study of 16th and 17th century science. Many accepted views and interpretations of the scientific revolution are challenged
The Copernican achievement by Robert S Westman( Book )
18 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 678 libraries worldwide
The Copernican question : prognostication, skepticism, and celestial order by Robert S Westman( Book )
16 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
In 1543, Copernicus defended his hypothesis that the Earth is a planet and the sun a body resting near the centre of a finite universe. This volume reframes this pivotal moment in the history of science, centring the story on a conflict over the credibility of astrology that erupted in Italy just as Copernicus arrived in 1496
The Wittich connection : conflict and priority in late sixteenth-century cosmology by Owen Gingerich( Book )
5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Hermeticism and the scientific revolution : papers read at a Clark Library seminar, March 9, 1974 by Robert S Westman( Book )
13 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
Thinking impossibilities : the intellectual legacy of Amos Funkenstein ( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Richly interdisciplinary and full of fresh insights, <em>Thinking Impossibilities</em> is a fitting tribute to an important twentieth-century scholar
The Wittich connection : conflict and priority in late sixteenth-century cosmology by Owen Gingerich( Book )
5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Johannes Kepler's adoption of the Copernican hypothesis by Robert S Westman( Archival Material )
6 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The Melanchthon circle, rheticus and the Wittenberg interpretation of the Copernican theory by Robert S Westman( Book )
2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Kepler's theory of hypothesis and the realist dilemna by Robert S Westman( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The comet and the cosmos: Kepler, Mästlin and the copernican hypothesis by Robert S Westman( Article )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Huygens and the problem of cartesianism by Robert S Westman( Article )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The reception of Galileo's "Dialogue" : a partial world census of extant copies by Robert S Westman( Book )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The Astronomer's role in the sixteenth century : a preliminary study by Robert S Westman( Book )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Thinking Impossibilities: The Intellectual Legacy of Amos Funkenstein (CCS) by Los Angeles University of California( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
Plvtarchi Moralia by Plutarch( Book )
1 edition published in 1959 in Greek, Ancient [to 1453] and held by 1 library worldwide
The reception of Galileo's "Dialogue" : a partial world census of extant copies by Robert S Westman( Article )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Two cultures or one? : a second look at Kuhn's The Copernican Revolution by Robert S Westman( Article )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Kepler's early physical-astrological problematic by Robert S Westman( Article )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Copernicus and the culture of prognostication: the Bologna period, 1496-1500 by Robert S Westman( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Westman rejects the commonplace view that Copernicus distanced himself from the astrological beliefs of his time and also questions the widely held belief that Copernicus' primary intellectual influence was the astronomer Domenico Maria. He argues instead that Copernicus' work arose from a matrix of the deeply rooted cultural and political life of late Quattrocento Bologna
 
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