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First edition. 8vo. ix, 301 pp. Diagrams, index. Silver-stamped blue cloth with back spine piece, dust-jacket. Fine. ISBN: 0521252261 Hardback version. "Nicholas Jardine offers here an edition and the first translation into English of Johannes Kepler's A Defence of Tycho against Ursus. He accompanies this with essays on the provenance of the treatise - the circumstances which provoked Kepler to write it, an analysis of its strategy, style and historical sources and of the contents of Ursus' Treatise on Astronomical Hypotheses to which Kepler was replying. Dr Jardine also provides three extended interpretive essays on the intrinsic interest and historical significance of the work." â€“ Publisher. First Edition.
Title: The Birth of History and Philosophy of Science: Kepler's 'A defence of Tycho against Ursus' with essays on its provenance and significance.
Publisher: Cambridge:, Cambridge University Press, (1984).: 1984
ISBN Number: 0521252261
ISBN Number 13: 9780521252263
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Seller ID: S12596