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Manuscript Metadata

Resource ID

39017

Access

Open

Contributed by

Frederik Wellmann

type of material

A. MS.

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~

number

MS1281_011

abbreviated title

-

date (Robin)

c. 1892

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 Public : MS_1281
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