Table of contents for Planetary motions : a historical perspective / Norriss Hetherington.

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Series Foreword [ to come]
1. An Introduction to the History of Science 
2. Babylonian Planetary Astronomy
3. Plato and Saving the Phenomena
4. Eudoxus and Concentric Spheres
5. Eccentrics and Epicycles
6. Equivalence
7. Astronomy and Physics
8. Saving the Phenomena Quantitatively
9. Ptolemy¿s Exposition of Mathematical Astronomy
10. Reality or Mathematical Fiction?
11. The Greatest Astronomer of Antiquity or The Greatest Fraud in the History of Science?
12. Islamic Planetary Astronomy
13. Revival in the West
14.Copernicus and Planetary Motions
15. The Copernican Revolution
16. Breaking the Circle
17. Isaac Newton and Gravity 
18. The Newtonian Revolution
Timeline [to come]
Annotated Bibliography

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Astronomy -- History.
Astronomy -- Mathematics -- History.
Science -- History.