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The Resource Kepler's philosophy and the new astronomy, Rhonda Martens

Kepler's philosophy and the new astronomy, Rhonda Martens

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Kepler's philosophy and the new astronomy
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Kepler's philosophy and the new astronomy
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Rhonda Martens
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eng
Summary
Johannes Kepler contributed importantly to every field he addressed. He changed the face of astronomy by abandoning principles that had been in place for two millennia, made important discoveries in optics and mathematics, and was an uncommonly good philosopher. Generally, however, Kepler's philosophical ideas have been dismissed as irrelevant and even detrimental to his legacy of scientific accomplishment. Here, Rhonda Martens offers the first extended study of Kepler's philosophical views and shows how those views helped him construct and justify the new astronomy. Martens notes that since Ke
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Kepler's philosophy and the new astronomy, Rhonda Martens
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Kepler's philosophy and the new astronomy, Rhonda Martens
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7s9xw
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 192-197) and index
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Contents
Cover; Contents; Introduction; 1. Kepler's Life and Times; 2. The Mysterium cosmographicum and Kepler's Early Approach to Natural Philosophy; 3. Kepler's Apologia: An Early Modern Treatise on Realism; 4. Kepler's Archetypes and the Astronomia nova; 5. The Aristotelian Kepler
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1 online resource (xii, 201 pages)
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9781400831098
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illustrations
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