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contents page Contents Dedication Series Foreword [ to come] Introduction 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 Glossary Timeline [to come] Annotated Bibliography
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Astronomy -- History.
Astronomy -- Mathematics -- History.
Science -- History.