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The Birth of History and Philosophy of Science: Kepler's 'a Defence of Tycho Against Ursus' With Essays on Its Provenance and Significance
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Publisher Cambridge Univ Pr
Publication date August 31, 1984
Pages 310
Binding Hardcover
Edition 1
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780521252263
ISBN-10 0521252261
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Original list price $99.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Nicholas Jardine offers here an edition and the first translation into English of Johannes Kepler's A Defence of Tycho against Ursus. He accompanies this with essays on the provenance of the treatise - the circumstances which provoked Kepler to write it, an analysis of its strategy, style and historical sources and of the contents of Ursus' Treatise on Astronomical Hypotheses to which Kepler was replying. Dr Jardine also provides three extended interpretive essays on the intrinsic interest and historical significance of the work.

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1 edition from Cambridge Univ Pr (August 31, 1984); titled "The Birth of History and Philosophy of Science: Kepler's 'a Defence of Tycho Against Ursus' With Essays on Its Provenance and Significance"
9780521252263 | details & prices | 310 pages | List price $99.95
About: Nicholas Jardine offers here an edition and the first translation into English of Johannes Kepler's A Defence of Tycho against Ursus.
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Rep sub edition from Cambridge Univ Pr (November 1, 1987)
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About: Nicholas Jardine offers here an edition and the first translation into English of Johannes Kepler's A Defence of Tycho against Ursus.

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