Notes to Philosophy 167: Class 9 -- Descartes' Principia: The Vortex Theory of the Heavens -- Part 8.

Smith, George E. (George Edwin), 1938-
2014-10-28

Synopsis: A New Fundamental Question About Planetary Motion -- The Implicit Challenge to Kepler's "Laws" -- A New Set of Basic Questions for Cosmology -- A New Evidential Standard in Physical Astronomy -- Cartesian Conceptions of Empirical Science.

Subjects
Astronomy--Philosophy.
Astronomy--History.
Philosophy and science.
Descartes, Rene, 1596-1650. Principia philosophiae.
Genre
Curricula.
Lecture notes.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/012971
Original publication
ID: tufts:gc.phil167.261
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