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Aristarchus of Samos: The Ancient Copernicus

Publisher: 
Dover Publications
Number of Pages: 
448
Price: 
24.95
ISBN: 
0486438864
Date Received: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006
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Yes
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Yes
Thomas Heath
Series: 
Dover Books on Astronomy
Publication Date: 
2004
Format: 
Paperback
Category: 
Sourcebook
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Part I. Greek Astronomy to Aristarchus of Samos
I. Sources of the History
II. Homer and Hesiod
III. Thales
IV. Anaximander
V Anaximenes
VI. Pythagoras
VII. Xenophanes
VIII. Heraclitus
IX. Parmenides
X. Anaxagoras
XI. Empedocles
XII. The Pythagoreans
XIII. The Atomists, Leucippus and Democritus
XIV. Oenopides
XV. Plato
XVI. The Theory of Concentric Spheres—Eudoxus, Callippus, and Aristotle
XVII. Aristotle (continued)
XVIII. Heraclides of Pontus
XIX. Greek Months, Years, and Cycles
Part II. Aristarchus on the Sizes and Distances of the Sun and Moon
I. Aristarchus of Samos
II. The Treatise on Sizes and Distances—History of the Text and Editions
III. Content of the Treatise
IV. Later Improvements on Aristarchus’ Calculations
Greek Text, Translation and Notes.
Index.
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