Assignment 3 for Philosophy 167.

Smith, George E. (George Edwin), 1938-
2014-09-01

In a brief paper (5-7 pages) explain what difference Halley would have said the purely mathematical discoveries presented in the De Motu made to the evidential status first of Kepler's "laws" and second of the "laws" of free-fall, projectile motion, and what we now call inertia.

Subjects
Astronomy--Philosophy.
Astronomy--History.
Philosophy and science.
Homework.
Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742.
Kepler, Johannes, 1571-1630.
Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727.
Genre
Curricula.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/012895
Original publication
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