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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...read more

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9780521252263, titled "The Birth of History and Philosophy of Science: Kepler's 'a Defence of Tycho Against Ursus' With Essays on Its Provenance and Significance" | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, August 31, 1984), cover price $99.95 | About this edition: 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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9780521346993 | Rep sub edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, November 1, 1987), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: 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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Product Description: The belief that science shows an accumulation of a body of objective knowledge has been widely challenged by philosophers and historians in the latter half of this century. In this treatise, Dr. Jardine defends this belief with a careful appreciation of the complexities involved, drawing on many controversial issues concerning truth in science, interpretation of past theories, and grounds of scientific method...read more

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9780198249290 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 1, 1987, cover price $144.00 | About this edition: The belief that science shows an accumulation of a body of objective knowledge has been widely challenged by philosophers and historians in the latter half of this century.

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Product Description: This book presents a series of essays, each specially written by an expert in the area, which focus on the role of Romantic philosophy and ideology in the sciences, and on the role of the sciences in Romantic literature. The contributions are designed to give a systematic coverage of the whole field...read more
By Andrew Cunningham (editor) and Nicholas Jardine (editor)

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9780521356855 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, June 29, 1990), cover price $54.99 | About this edition: This book presents a series of essays, each specially written by an expert in the area, which focus on the role of Romantic philosophy and ideology in the sciences, and on the role of the sciences in Romantic literature.

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Product Description: This book advocates a radical shift of concern in philosophical, historical, and sociological studies of the sciences, and explores the consequences of such a shift. It is argued that recent studies in the sociology and social history of the sciences pose strong challenges by revealing how appeals to authority, vested interests, and rhetorical and aesthetic sensibilities play substantial roles in scientific practices...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780198239352 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 18, 1991, cover price $144.00 | About this edition: This book advocates a radical shift of concern in philosophical, historical, and sociological studies of the sciences, and explores the consequences of such a shift.

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9780198250395 | Clarendon Pr, December 28, 2000, cover price $68.00 | About this edition: This book advocates a radical shift of concern in philosophical, historical, and sociological studies of the sciences, and explores the consequences of such a shift.

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Product Description: This lavishly illustrated volume is the first systematic general work to do justice to the fruits of recent scholarship in the history of natural history. Public interest in this lively field has been stimulated by environmental concerns and through links with the histories of art, collecting and gardening...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Nicholas Jardine (editor), James A. Secord (editor) and E. C. Spary (editor)

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9780521453943 | Cambridge Univ Pr, February 1, 1996, cover price $93.99 | About this edition: This lavishly illustrated volume is the first systematic general work to do justice to the fruits of recent scholarship in the history of natural history.

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9780521558945, titled "Cultures of Natural History" | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1996, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: This lavishly illustrated volume is the first systematic general work to do justice to the fruits of recent scholarship in the history of natural history.

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Product Description: The history of the sciences and the history of the book are complementary, and there has been much recent innovative research in the intersection of these lively fields. This accessibly-written, well-illustrated volume is the first systematic general work to do justice to the fruits of recent scholarship...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Marina Frasca-Spada (editor) and Nicholas Jardine (editor)

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9780521650632 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 1, 2000, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: The history of the sciences and the history of the book are complementary, and there has been much recent innovative research in the intersection of these lively fields.

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9780521659390 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 1, 2000, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: The history of the sciences and the history of the book are complementary, and there has been much recent innovative research in the intersection of these lively fields.

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Product Description: Christoph Rothmann’s Discourse on the Comet of 1585 offers the first edition of the Latin treatise after it was published in 1619. It is accompanied by an English translation and a full introduction and commentary.

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9789004260344 | Brill Academic Pub, June 6, 2014, cover price $192.00 | About this edition: Christoph Rothmann’s Discourse on the Comet of 1585 offers the first edition of the Latin treatise after it was published in 1619.

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