Theories of the World from Antiquity to the Copernican Revolution: Second Revised Edition
ISBN/ASIN: 0486414442,9780486414447 | 2001 | English | epub | 229/0 pages | 8.32 Mb
Publisher: Dover Publications | Author: Michael J. Crowe | Edition: Second Edition, Revised
Newly revised edition of Professor Crowe's accessible, enlightening book re-creates the change from an earth-centered to a sun-centered conception of the solar system. The work is organized around a hypothetical debate: Given the evidence available in 1615, which system (Ptolemaic, Copernican, Tychonic, etc.) was most deserving of support?