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The Resource Before Copernicus : the cultures and contexts of scientific learning in the fifteenth century, edited by Rivka Feldhay and F. Jamil Ragep

Before Copernicus : the cultures and contexts of scientific learning in the fifteenth century, edited by Rivka Feldhay and F. Jamil Ragep

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Before Copernicus : the cultures and contexts of scientific learning in the fifteenth century
Title
Before Copernicus
Title remainder
the cultures and contexts of scientific learning in the fifteenth century
Statement of responsibility
edited by Rivka Feldhay and F. Jamil Ragep
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Language
eng
Summary
"This collection of essays explores the multi-cultural, multi-religious, and multi-lingual context of learning on the eve of the Copernican revolution. Although Copernicus's work and its influence have been subject to a number of excellent studies, there has been surprisingly little attention paid to Copernicus's sources and the diverse cultures and contexts of learning in which he lived and by which he could have been inspired. Previous authors who have attended to this background have tended to put forth singular and rather narrow explanations of Copernicus's turn to heliocentrism. In contrast, this volume does not seek to provide "the" explanation, or even "an" explanation, but rather provides the reader with aspects of the complex and surprisingly rich intellectual and scientific world before Copernicus."--
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Dewey number
520.9409/024
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB29
LC item number
B44 2017eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Feldhay, Rivka
  • Ragep, F. J.
Series statement
McGill-Queen's studies in the history of ideas
Series volume
71
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  • Astronomy
  • Science
  • Learning
  • Europe
  • SCIENCE
  • Astronomy
  • Intellectual life
  • Learning
  • Science
  • Europe
  • Astronomie
  • Wissenschaft
  • Wissenschaftstransfer
  • Europa
  • Naher Osten
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Before Copernicus : the cultures and contexts of scientific learning in the fifteenth century, edited by Rivka Feldhay and F. Jamil Ragep
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
What did it mean to live in the long fifteenth century? / Christopher S. Celenza -- European cross-cultural contexts before Copernicus / Nancy Bisaha -- The status of astronomy as a science in fifteenth-century Cracow : Ibn al-Haytham, Peurbach, and Copernicus / Edith Dudley Sylla -- Regiomontanus and astronomical controversy in the background of Copernicus / Michael H. Shank -- Framing the appearances in the fifteenth century : Alberti, Cusa, Regiomontanus, and Copernicus / Raz Chen-Morris and Rivka Feldhay -- Fifteenth-century astronomy in the Islamic world / Sally P. Ragep -- From Tūn to Toruń: the twists and turns of the Tūsī-Couple / F. Jamil Ragep -- Jews as scientific intermediaries in the European Renaissance / Robert Morrison
Control code
971267448
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (344 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773550117
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt1q2v1p3
  • 2db7df53-7f01-4cf6-9625-798caa387126
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remote
System control number
(OCoLC)971267448
Label
Before Copernicus : the cultures and contexts of scientific learning in the fifteenth century, edited by Rivka Feldhay and F. Jamil Ragep
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
What did it mean to live in the long fifteenth century? / Christopher S. Celenza -- European cross-cultural contexts before Copernicus / Nancy Bisaha -- The status of astronomy as a science in fifteenth-century Cracow : Ibn al-Haytham, Peurbach, and Copernicus / Edith Dudley Sylla -- Regiomontanus and astronomical controversy in the background of Copernicus / Michael H. Shank -- Framing the appearances in the fifteenth century : Alberti, Cusa, Regiomontanus, and Copernicus / Raz Chen-Morris and Rivka Feldhay -- Fifteenth-century astronomy in the Islamic world / Sally P. Ragep -- From Tūn to Toruń: the twists and turns of the Tūsī-Couple / F. Jamil Ragep -- Jews as scientific intermediaries in the European Renaissance / Robert Morrison
Control code
971267448
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (344 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773550117
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt1q2v1p3
  • 2db7df53-7f01-4cf6-9625-798caa387126
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)971267448

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