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In Defense of the Earth’s Centrality and Immobility: Scholastic Reaction to Copernicanism in the Seventeenth Century: Transactions, APS (vol. 74, part 4)
In Defense of the Earth’s Centrality and Immobilit

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By Edward Grant
Year: 1984
Pages: 69
Binding Paperback
ISBN 0871697440

Product Code: 0871697440

Contents: Introduction; (I) The Diversity of the Aristotelian Reaction; (II) The Basic Defense of Aristotelian Cosmology; (III) The Earth’s Centrality: The Three Centers; & The Terraqueous Sphere; (IV) The Earth’s Immobility: (A) Physical Arguments Based on the Common Motion: The Common Motion; Ships & the Common Motion; Cannon Balls to East & West; The Fall of Heavy & Light Bodies; & Miscellaneous Physical Arguments; & (B) Metaphysical Arguments: Simplicity, Order & Nobility; & Conclusion.

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