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Laird, Walter Roy

Mechanics and Natural Philosophy Before the Scientific Revolution

Laird, Walter Roy - Mechanics and Natural Philosophy Before the Scientific Revolution, ebook

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Table of contents

1.. Ancient and Medieval Mechanics

1. Theory and Practice in Heron’S Mechanics
Mark J. Schiefsky

2. Bradwardine’S Rule: A Mathematical Law?
Jean Celeyrette, U.M.R. Savoirs Et Textes (Cnrs-Lille)

3. The Origin and Fate of Thomas Bradwardine’S De Proportionibus Velocitatum in Motibus in Relation to the History of Mathematics
Edith Dudley Sylla

4. Concepts of Impetus and the History of Mechanics
Jürgen Sarnowsky

2.. The Reappropriation and Transformation of Ancient Mechanics

5. Circular and Rectilinear Motion in the Mechanica and in the 16th Century
Christiane Vilain

6. Nature, Mechanics, and Voluntary Movement in Giuseppe Moletti’S Lectures on The Pseudo-Aristotelian Mechanica
Walter Roy Laird

7. Mechanics and Natural Philosophy in Late 16th-Century Pisa: Cesalpino and Buonamici, Humanist Masters of The Faculty of Arts
Mario Otto Helbing

8. The Enigma of the Inclined Plane from Heron to Galileo
Egidio Festa, Sophie Roux

3.. Mechanics in New Contexts

9. The Pendulum as A Challenging Object in Early-Modern Mechanics
Jochen Büttner

10. Mechanics in Spain at the End of the 16th Century and the Madrid Academy of Mathematics
Victor Navarro Brotons

11. Mechanics and Mechanical Philosophy in some Jesuit Mathematical Textbooks of the Early 17th Century
Geert Vanpaemel

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781402059674

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