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The Resource The Copernican Question : Prognostication, Skepticism, and Celestial Order, (electronic resource)

The Copernican Question : Prognostication, Skepticism, and Celestial Order, (electronic resource)

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The Copernican Question : Prognostication, Skepticism, and Celestial Order
Title
The Copernican Question
Title remainder
Prognostication, Skepticism, and Celestial Order
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In 1543, Nicolaus Copernicus publicly defended his hypothesis that the earth is a planet and the sun a body resting near the center of a finite universe. But why did Copernicus make this bold proposal? And why did it matter? The Copernican Question reframes this pivotal moment in the history of science, centering the story on a conflict over the credibility of astrology that erupted in Italy just as Copernicus arrived in 1496. Copernicus engendered enormous resistance when he sought to protect astrology by reconstituting its astronomical foundations. Robert S. Westman shows that efforts to ans
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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Westman, Robert S
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
ProQuest Ebook Central
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  • Copernicus, Nicolaus
  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Kepler, Johannes
  • Astronomy, Renaissance
  • Science
  • Astronomy
  • Science
Label
The Copernican Question : Prognostication, Skepticism, and Celestial Order, (electronic resource)
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http://ezproxy.eui.eu/login?url=http://www.EUI.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=730026
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Publication
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction; I: Copernicus's Space of Possibilities; II: Confessional and Interconfessional Spaces of Prophecy and Prognostication; III: Accommodating Unanticipated, Singular Novelties; IV: Securing the Divine Plan; V: Conflicted Modernizers at the Turn of the Century; VI: The Modernizers, Recurrent Novelties, and Celestial Order; Conclusion: The Great Controversy; Notes; Bibliography; Index;
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u366298
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (720 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780520948167
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBL730026
  • (OCoLC)747411317
Label
The Copernican Question : Prognostication, Skepticism, and Celestial Order, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.eui.eu/login?url=http://www.EUI.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=730026
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction; I: Copernicus's Space of Possibilities; II: Confessional and Interconfessional Spaces of Prophecy and Prognostication; III: Accommodating Unanticipated, Singular Novelties; IV: Securing the Divine Plan; V: Conflicted Modernizers at the Turn of the Century; VI: The Modernizers, Recurrent Novelties, and Celestial Order; Conclusion: The Great Controversy; Notes; Bibliography; Index;
Control code
u366298
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (720 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780520948167
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBL730026
  • (OCoLC)747411317

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