Philosophy 167: Class 9 - Part 8 - The New Astronomical Physics: Descartes' View, and Six Questions Raised by His Physics.

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

2014-10-28

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  • Synopsis: Descartes posed six questions to be answered by astronomy.

    Opening line: "All right, so we end up with two views of astronomy coming out of this. The Keplerian view we've inherited to develop a mathematical account of the motions that yields calculated longitudes and latitudes that at all times."

    Duration: 3:59 minutes.

    Segment: Class 9, Part 8.
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