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Astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus

  • This book explores C. G. Jung's psychology through the perspective of the existential philosopher Nikolai Berdyaev, drawing striking parallels between Jung's theory of individuation and Berdyaev's understanding of the person. Placing Jung and Berdyaev firmly within the context of secular humanism, Nicolaus draws on their personal experiences of...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2010
  • Nicolaus Copernicus gave the world perhaps the most important scientific insight of the modern age, the theory that the earth and the other planets revolve around the sun. He was also the first to proclaim that the earth rotates on its axis once every twenty-four hours. His theory was truly radical: during his lifetime nearly everyone believed that...

    Publisher : Simon & Schuster
    published : 2007
  • Longlisted for the 2015 PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award Short-listed for Physics World 's Book of the Year The Sunday Times (UK) Best Science Book of 2014 A Publishers Weekly Top 10 Science Book of Fall 2014 An NBC News Top Science and Tech Book of 2014 A Politics & Prose 2014 Staff Pick In the sixteenth...

    Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    published : 2014
  • Winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in 1976 this historical novel is based on the life of Nicholas Koppernigk, better known as Copernicus, whose ideas and writings shattered the medieval view of the universe. "Kepler", also by John Banville, won "The Guardian" Fiction Prize in 1981.

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2012
  • For anyone who's ever looked at the night sky and wanted to know more about the galaxy around them, The Practical Astronomer offers a comprehensive guide to discovering and understanding the mysteries of the solar system and beyond. Illustrated with specially commissioned photography and artwork, and using clear, easy-to-follow text, The Practical...

    Publisher : DK Publishing
    published : 2010
  • This biography of Niels Stensen, the anatomist, geologist and bishop better known as "Nicolaus Steno", covers his family and background and his work in anatomy and geology and his spiritual journey. Includes Steno's scientific papers in original language.

    Publisher : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
    published : 2012
  • any popular books upon astronomy have been written during the Mpast few years, but most of them cater either for the casual dabbler who is content to learn from the depths of his armchair or else for the serious amateur who already knows the main facts.What I have done, or tried to do, is to strike a happy mean. This book has been aimed at the needs...

    Publisher : Springer London
    published : 2006

  • Publisher : Lerner Publishing Group
    published : 1990
  • Bestselling author Tony Abbott's epic new middle grade series, the Copernicus Legacy, begins with The Forbidden Stone , a thrilling adventure packed with puzzles, intrigue, and action. Fans of Rick Riordan and Ridley Pearson will love this first book in an exciting series that takes the reader all over the globe in a race to find pieces of a mysterious...

    Publisher : HarperCollins
    published : 2014
  • Using Copernicanism, Darwinism, and Freudianism as examples of scientific traditions, Copernicus, Darwin and Freud takes a philosophical look at these three revolutions in thought to illustrate the connections between science and philosophy. Shows how these revolutions in thought lead to philosophical consequences Provides extended case studies...

    Publisher : Wiley
    published : 2009