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From the closed world to the infinite universe

Alexandre KoyreМЃ

From the closed world to the infinite universe

by Alexandre KoyreМЃ

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Published by Johns Hopkins Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cosmology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlexandre Koyré.
    SeriesPublications of the Institute of the History of Medicine, the Johns Hopkins University. Third series: The Hideyo Noguchi lectures -- v. 7., Publications of the Institute of the History of Medicine, the Johns Hopkins University -- v. 7.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 313 p. ;
    Number of Pages313
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15144549M

      Two possiblities exist: either the Universe is finite and has a size, or it’s infinite and goes on forever. Both possibilities have mind-bending implications. In another episode of Guide to. several momentous consequences, a leap “from the closed world to the infinite universe” precisely by rupturing the finite sphere of the qualitative cosmos and replacing it with the centerless expanse of a quantitative limitlessness.

    What can you do when the whole mankind has gone crazy? Well, I make songs about mankind gone crazy. Mankind is a paradox. Democratic election leads to dictat. Other articles where On the Infinite Universe and Worlds is discussed: Giordano Bruno: Works: l’infinito universo e mondi (; On the Infinite Universe and Worlds), he developed his cosmological theory by systematically criticizing Aristotelian physics; he also formulated his Averroistic view of the relation between philosophy and religion, according to which religion is considered as a.

    Author Koyr, Prof Alexandre. Title From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe (Hideyo Noguchi Lecture). Binding Paperback. Book Condition Fair. Type Paperback. Publisher The Johns Hopkins University Press ISBN Number / Seller ID From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe的书评 (全部 6 条) 热门 / 最新 / 好友 LTT 商务印书馆版Author: Alexandre Koyre.


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The medieval geo-centric closed world / Chain of Being (Scholastics, mostly), early Renaissance's helio-centric closed world (, Copernicus) which undermined the divine Chain / divine right of Kingship, etc the 17th century mathematically-exact, mechanical, infinite universe that resulted from the astronomy of Kepler, Tycho, Galileo, & by: the medieval geo-centric closed world / Chain From the closed world to the infinite universe book Being (Scholastics, mostly), early Renaissance's helio-centric closed world (, Copernicus) which undermined the divine Chain / divine right of Kingship, etc the 17th century mathematically-exact, mechanical, infinite universe that resulted from the astronomy of Kepler, Tycho, Galileo, & Newton/5(9).

From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe book. Read 18 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. During the sixteenth and seventeenth /5. From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe This is a great book if you are interested in the history of science, astronomy, or the 'big questions' of cosmology or ontology.

Title Page and Front Matter Preface Contents Introduction I. The Sky and the Heavens. It is this history that, under the title From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe, I have endeavored to tell in the Noguchi Lecture that I had the p. x honour of giving in ; and it is the self-same story that, taking the history of cosmology, as Ariadne's thread I am retelling in this volume: it is, indeed, only an expanded version of.

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The Condition of Postmodernity: An Enquiry into the Origins of Cultural Change/5(3). During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries a radical change occurred in the patterns and the framework of European thought.

In the wake of discoveries through the telescope and Copernican theory, the notion of an ordered cosmos of "fixed stars" gave way to that of a universe infinite in both time and space—with significant and far-reaching consequences for human thought. From the closed world to the infinite universe.

[Alexandre Koyré] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Things never seen before and thoughts never thought: the discovery of new stars in the world space and the materialization of space -- Indefinite extension or infinite space -- God and space.

From the closed world to the infinite universe. [Alexandre Koyré] Book: All Authors / Contributors: The Discovery of New Stars in the World Space and the Materialization of Space Galileo and DescartesV.

Indefinite Extension or Infinite Space Descartes and Henry MoreVI. God. Editions for From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), Cited by: Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

From the closed world to the infinite universe by Alexandre Koyré; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Cosmology, Wetenschapsfilosofie, Cosmologie, Natuurwetenschappen.

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When cosmologists speak of the universe as being "open" or "closed", they most commonly are referring to whether the curvature is negative or positive.

These meanings of open and closed are different from the mathematical meaning of open and closed used for sets in topological spaces and for the mathematical meaning of open and closed manifolds.

From the closed world to the infinite universe by Koyré, Alexandre, Publication date Topics Cosmology Digitizing sponsor Kahle/Austin Foundation Contributor Internet Archive Language English. p Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Associated-names Johns Hopkins University.

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