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Honoré Fabri and the Concept of Impetus: A Bridge between Conceptual Frameworks

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 262 Nombre de pages
This book discusses the impetus-based physics of the Jesuit natural philosopher and mathematician Honoré Fabri (1608-1688), and sh... Lire la suite
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Description

This book discusses the impetus-based physics of the Jesuit natural philosopher and mathematician Honoré Fabri (1608-1688), and shows how Fabri, contrary to popular conception, reinterpreted medieval concepts to adapt to emerging concepts of modern science.

Contenu

References to Fabri's Works - Honore Fabri: A Short Biography. - Introduction. - 1. Basic Concepts - 2. Fabri and the "Second Galileo Affair". - 3. Fabri and Conservation of Rectilinear Motion. - 4. Fabri's Impetus and the Eucharist. - Conclusion - Appendix: The Proof of Convergence to Galileo's Law of Fall. - Bibliography.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Honoré Fabri and the Concept of Impetus: A Bridge between Conceptual Frameworks
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Code EAN: 9789400736221
ISBN: 978-94-007-3622-1
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Genre: Philosophie
nombre de pages: 262
Poids: 442g
Taille: H18mm x B233mm x T157mm
Année: 2013
Auflage: repr. 2013