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The reception of Kepler's astronomy in England

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1596-1650
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This thesis attempts to gather all the evidence bearing on the English reception of Kepler's astronomy from the time when Kepler might first have been read up to around 1650/ when foreign secondary influences changed the content of English keplerian astronomy. Kepler first attained fame in England in the early 1600s, and from that time, he was in direct communication with English mathematicians and other scholars. As a result, there was an audience awaiting his Astronomia Nova (1609...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Modern History
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Publication date:
1982
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602367928
URN:
uuid:ef01b5b9-e928-4596-aafe-b0950926f8ca
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td:602367928
Language:
English
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