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The Resource What Galileo saw : imagining the scientific revolution, Lawrence Lipking, (electronic resource)

What Galileo saw : imagining the scientific revolution, Lawrence Lipking, (electronic resource)

Label
What Galileo saw : imagining the scientific revolution
Title
What Galileo saw
Title remainder
imagining the scientific revolution
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence Lipking
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NIC/DLC
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1934-
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Lipking, Lawrence
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Literature and science
  • Science
  • Europe
Label
What Galileo saw : imagining the scientific revolution, Lawrence Lipking, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-308) and index
Contents
Introducing a revolution -- What Galileo saw: two fables of sound and seeing -- Kepler's progress: imagining the future -- The poetry of the world: a natural history of poetics -- "Look there, look there!": imagining life in King Lear -- The dream of Descartes -- A history of error: Robert Fludd, Thomas Browne, and the Harrow of Truth -- The century of genius (1): Measuring up -- The century of genius (2): Hooke, Newton, and the system of the world -- Revolution and its discontents: the skeptical challenge -- Appendix 1: The fable of sound -- Appendix 2: Descartes' Three dreams
Control code
ssj0001370349
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 314 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780801452970
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014017110
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001370349
Label
What Galileo saw : imagining the scientific revolution, Lawrence Lipking, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-308) and index
Contents
Introducing a revolution -- What Galileo saw: two fables of sound and seeing -- Kepler's progress: imagining the future -- The poetry of the world: a natural history of poetics -- "Look there, look there!": imagining life in King Lear -- The dream of Descartes -- A history of error: Robert Fludd, Thomas Browne, and the Harrow of Truth -- The century of genius (1): Measuring up -- The century of genius (2): Hooke, Newton, and the system of the world -- Revolution and its discontents: the skeptical challenge -- Appendix 1: The fable of sound -- Appendix 2: Descartes' Three dreams
Control code
ssj0001370349
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 314 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780801452970
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014017110
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001370349

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