Between Demonstration and Imagination

Between Demonstration and Imagination

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The essays in this volume reflect the wide-ranging interests of John D. North, distinguished historian of science and philosophy. They take up various themes to which he has made important contributions: the development of scientific knowledge and methodology, the style of scientific and philosophical thought, and the uses of scientific knowledge in the making of instruments or the casting of horoscopes. These essays will be of much interest to all historians of science and philosophy.99rb-106va, late 13c. ... Unfortunately the transmission of the text appears not to be simple: there are whole sections in MS Fermo not in MS Vatican and vice versa (see below) and in at least one diagram the letters are different; the text in the Bodleian manuscript is ... The direction given by Rudolf, towards 18Ad Gemini, is in accord with Raymonda#39;s 17;50Ad (no amount specified).61 Arialdus has a concentricanbsp;...

Title:Between Demonstration and Imagination
Author:John David North, Lodi W. Nauta, Arie Johan Vanderjagt
Publisher:BRILL - 1999


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