Philosophy 167: Class 1 - Part 9 - The Ptolemaic Model: the Solar, Planetary, and Lunar Theories.

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

2014-09-02

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  • Synopsis: This video continues the discusion about Ptolemy and introduces the bisection of eccentricity.

    Opening line: "Now the overall system, this is a schematic, totally non to scale 100% not to scale. To begin with other than the moon Ptolemy had no idea how far any object was away."

    Duration: 13:16 minutes.

    Segment: Class 1, Part 9.
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