Book ID: CBB000039957

The magic of numbers and motion: The scientific career of René Descartes (1991)

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Shea, William R. (Author)


Science History


Publication Date: 1991
Physical Details: x + 371 pp.; illus.; notes; bibl.; index

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Review Pitt, J.C. (1994) Review of "The magic of numbers and motion: The scientific career of René Descartes". Annals of Science: The History of Science and Technology (pp. 663-65). unapi

Review Hallyn, F. (1994) Review of "The magic of numbers and motion: The scientific career of René Descartes". Archives Internationales d'Histoire des Sciences (p. 156). unapi

Review Schuster, J.A. (1995) Review of "The magic of numbers and motion: The scientific career of René Descartes". Perspectives on Science (pp. 99-145). unapi

Review Hall, A.R. (1991) Review of "The magic of numbers and motion: The scientific career of René Descartes". Nature (p. 675). unapi

Review Manders, K.L. (1995) Review of "The magic of numbers and motion: The scientific career of René Descartes". Philosophy of Science (pp. 162-64). unapi

Review Abbri, F. (1992) Review of "The magic of numbers and motion: The scientific career of René Descartes". Nuncius: Annali di Storia della Scienza (pp. 260-62). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Descartes, René
Costabel, Pierre
James, Peter J.
Tiemersma, Douwe
Beyssade, Michelle
Beyssade, Jean-Marie
Journals
Ideas and Production: A Journal in the History of Ideas
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Revue de Métaphysique et de Morale
History of Philosophy Quarterly
Archives de Philosophie
Modern Schoolman
Publishers
Reidel
Humanities Press International
Amsterdam University Press
Cambridge University Press
Routledge
University of Chicago Press
Concepts
Science
Philosophy
Medicine
Cartesianism
Electrical meteorology; optical meteorology
Optics
People
Descartes, René
Galilei, Galileo
Szombathy, Josef
Regius, Henricus
Augustine, Saint
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm von
Time Periods
17th century
Renaissance
16th century
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