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Lecture X 

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Manuscript Metadata

Resource ID

1682

Access

Open

Contributed by

Frederik Wellmann

type of material

A. MS.

Category

HISTORY OF SCIENCE (MS 1268-1317)

description

Lecture X of the Lowell Institute Lectures of 1892-93. Nicholas of Cusa. Comparison of the Ptolemaic system with the heliocentric system of Copernicus. The weakness of the Copernican theory and Kepler's corrections of it. Copernicus commits a common error of rhetoric by attempting too much in one book.

general index

Copernicus, Kepler Johannes, Nicholas of Cusa, Ptolemy and Ptolemaic system, history of see also Astronomy history of; Mathematics history of

pagination

pp. 1-14, incomplete

Date

1892~

manuscript number

1281

publication

n.p.

topic

HISTORY OF SCIENCE

manuscript contains non-textual content

yes

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 Public : MS_1281
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