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Westman, Robert S.

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Works: 20 works in 89 publications in 1 language and 3,702 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference proceedings  Bibliography 
Roles: Editor, Other
Classifications: QB29, 520.9409031
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Publications about Robert S Westman
Publications by Robert S Westman
Most widely held works by Robert S Westman
The Copernican question prognostication, skepticism, and celestial order by Robert S Westman( Computer File )
16 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 924 libraries worldwide
In 1543, Nicolaus Copernicus publicly defended his hypothesis that the earth is a planet and the sun a body resting near the center of a finite universe. But why did Copernicus make this bold proposal? And why did it matter? The Copernican Question reframes this pivotal moment in the history of science, centering the story on a conflict over the credibility of astrology that erupted in Italy just as Copernicus arrived in 1496. Copernicus engendered enormous resistance when he sought to protect astrology by reconstituting its astronomical foundations. Robert S. Westman shows that efforts to ans
Thinking impossibilities the intellectual legacy of Amos Funkenstein ( Computer File )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 762 libraries worldwide
Reappraisals of the scientific revolution ( Book )
14 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 734 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 ( Book )
14 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 663 libraries worldwide
The Wittich connection : conflict and priority in late sixteenth-century cosmology by Owen Gingerich( Book )
10 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Hermeticism and the scientific revolution : papers read at a Clark Library seminar, March 9, 1974 by Robert S Westman( Book )
8 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
Johannes Kepler's adoption of the Copernican hypothesis by Robert S Westman( Book )
6 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in English and held by 10 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 4 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
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 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
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
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
The astronomer's role in the sixteenth century : a preliminary study by Robert S Westman( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Nature, art, and psyche : Jung, Pauli, and the Kepler-Fludd polemic by Robert S Westman( Article )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Hermeticism and the scientific revolution : papers by Robert S Westman( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Hermeticism and the scientific revolution : papers read at a Clark Library Seminar, March 9, 1974, Los Angeles by Robert S Westman( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Reappraisals of the scientific revolution : Symposium : Annual meeting : Papers ( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The Copernican achievment by Robert S Westman( Book )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The Astronomer's role in the sixteenth century : a preliminary study by Robert S Westman( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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