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Published by Johns Hopkins Press in Baltimore .
Written in English


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From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe This is a great book if you are interested in the history of science, astronomy, or the 'big questions' of cosmology or ontology. Title Page and Front Matter Preface Contents Introduction I. The Sky and the Heavens. It is this history that, under the title From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe, I have endeavored to tell in the Noguchi Lecture that I had the p. x honour of giving in ; and it is the self-same story that, taking the history of cosmology, as Ariadne's thread I am retelling in this volume: it is, indeed, only an expanded version of. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe Alexandre Koyre, Alexandre Koyré Snippet view - View all» References to this book. The Condition of Postmodernity: An Enquiry into the Origins of Cultural Change/5(3). During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries a radical change occurred in the patterns and the framework of European thought. In the wake of discoveries through the telescope and Copernican theory, the notion of an ordered cosmos of "fixed stars" gave way to that of a universe infinite in both time and space—with significant and far-reaching consequences for human thought.

From the closed world to the infinite universe. [Alexandre Koyré] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Things never seen before and thoughts never thought: the discovery of new stars in the world space and the materialization of space -- Indefinite extension or infinite space -- God and space. Editions for From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), Cited by: From the closed world to the infinite universe. [Alexandre Koyré] Book: All Authors / Contributors: The Discovery of New Stars in the World Space and the Materialization of Space Galileo and DescartesV. Indefinite Extension or Infinite Space Descartes and Henry MoreVI. God . Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. From the closed world to the infinite universe by Alexandre Koyré; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Cosmology, Wetenschapsfilosofie, Cosmologie, Natuurwetenschappen.

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