Notes to Philosophy 167: Class 2 -- 16th Century Astronomy: Copernicus and Tycho Brahe -- Part 15.

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

Synopsis: The Crisis in "Mathematical" Astronomy: The Three Chief World Systems in 1600 -- Crisis: Epistemic Status of Astronomy -- The Crisis in Historical Context -- The Challenge: Empirical Evidence -- Select Sources.

Subjects
Astronomy--Philosophy.
Astronomy--History.
Philosophy and science.
Skepticism.
Brahe, Tycho, 1546-1601.
Copernicus, Nicolaus, 1473-1543.
Ptolemy, active 2nd century.
Pyrrhon, of Elis--Influence.
Genre
Curricula.
Lecture notes.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/013058
Original publication
ID: tufts:gc.phil167.201
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