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Three Treatises on Copernican Theory
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Nicolaus Copernicus Edward Rosen
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Three Treatises on Copernican Theory

Nicolaus Copernicus Edward Rosen


9780486827759

Dover


Mathematics & Sciences;
Astrophysics


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224 pages

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Until the publication of this 1939 translation from the original Latin, the writings of Copernicus were unavailable in English. The three-part collection consists of the Commentariolus, Copernicus' sketch of his hypotheses for the heavenly motions; Narratio Prima, Georg Joachim Rheticus' popular introduction to Copernican theory; and The Letter Against Werner, Copernicus' refutation of the views of one of his contemporaries. Includes extensive editorial apparatus.

By:   Nicolaus Copernicus
Translated by:   Edward Rosen
Imprint:   Dover
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 203mm,  Width: 127mm, 
Weight:   227g
ISBN:   9780486827759
ISBN 10:   0486827755
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   December 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified

Polish mathematician and astronomer Nicholas Copernicus (1473?1543) formulated the heliocentric model of the universe with the 1543 publication of On the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres, one of the defining texts of the Scientific Revolution. A true Renaissance Man, Copernicus was a physician, classical scholar, polyglot and translator, governor, diplomat, and economist.

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