Notes to Philosophy 167: Class 1 -- Overview of the Course;Ptolemaic Astronomy -- Part 14.

Smith, George E. (George Edwin), 1938-
2014-09-02

Synopsis: The Achievement of Ptolemaic Astronomy -- Shortcomings of Ptolemaic Astronomy -- Introduction: Ptolemy as Bad Science? -- Issue: What Claim is Ptolemaic Theory Making? -- Issue: Is It Bad Because It Is Too Complicated? -- Issue: Is It Bad Because It Is Simply False? -- Issue: Is It Bad Because It Is Too Inaccurate? -- Select Sources.

Subjects
Astronomy--Philosophy.
Astronomy--History.
Philosophy and science.
Celestial mechanics.
Motion.
Ptolemy, active 2nd century.
Genre
Curricula.
Lecture notes.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/013071
Original publication
ID: tufts:gc.phil167.188
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