In Defense Of The Earth's Centrality and Immobility
|Author||: Edward Grant|
|Publsiher||: American Philosophical Society|
|Total Pages||: 80|
|Rating||: 4.2/5 (745 downloads)|
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Contents: Introduction; (I) The Diversity of the Aristotelian Reaction; (II) The Basic Defense of Aristotelian Cosmology; (III) The Earth¿s Centrality: (A) The Three Centers; (B) The Terraqueous Sphere; (IV) The Earth¿s Immobility: (A) Physical Arguments Based on the Common Motion: (1) The Common Motion; (2) Ships & the Common Motion; (3) Cannon Balls to East & West; (4) The Fall of Heavy & Light Bodies; (5) Miscellaneous Physical Arguments; (B) Metaphysical Arguments: Simplicity, Order & Nobility; & Conclusion.