HISTORY  OF  SCIENCE
STUDY  GUIDE
Dr Robert A. Hatch
C O N T E N T S
 
AD LECTOREM
HISTORIC PERIODIZATIONS
PRE-CLASSICAL & CLASSICAL SCIENCE
ANCIENT CHRONOLOGY
EGYPTIAN CHRONOLOGY
ASTRONOMICAL SYMBOLS
OBSERVED CELESTIAL MOTIONS
STELLAR, SOLAR, & LUNAR PHENOMENA
EGYPTIAN NUMERALS FOR INTEGER VALUES
EGYPTIAN CONTRIBUTIONS TO ASTRONOMY
BABYLONIAN CUNEIFORM & SEXAGESIMAL NUMBERS
SEXAGESIMAL NUMBERS IN MODERN NOTATION
BABYLONIAN ASTRONOMY
ASTRONOMY OF VENUS
HORIZON PHENOMENA
'GREEK LETTER' PHENOMENA
THE PRE-SOCRATICS
PLATO'S DIVIDED LINE
PLATO'S MYTH OF THE CAVE
EUDOXUS' LUNAR THEORY
ARISTOTLE'S SYLLOGISTIC LOGIC
FOUR ELEMENT & HUMOR THEORY
GREAT CHAIN OF BEING & THE  COSMOS
ANCIENT GREEK NUMERALS
HELLENISTIC ASTRONOMY
APOLLONIUS' DERIVATION OF PLANETARY STATIONS
ERATOSTHENES' DETERMINATION OF THE CIRCUMFERENCE OF EARTH
ARISTARCHUS' DERIVATION OF THE SUN'S DISTANCE
RETROGRADE MOTION IN THE HELIOCENTRIC SYSTEM
STELLAR PARALLAX IN THE HELIOCENTRIC SYSTEM
WORKS OF CLAUDIUS PTOLEMY
SIMPLIFIED PTOLEMAIC SCHEME
SUMMARY OF PTOLEMAIC ASTRONOMY
DEVELOPMENT OF ANCIENT ASTRONOMY
POST-CLASSICAL SCIENCE: AN OVERVIEW
CHRONOLOGY - TRANSMISSION OF GREEK LEARNING
ANCIENT MANUSCRIPT SOURCES
JEAN BURIDAN - THE DIURNAL ROTATION OF  EARTH
NICOLE ORESME - THE BOOK OF THE HEAVENS
PHYSICALLY REAL PLANETARY MODELS IN THE MIDDLE AGES
LATE MEDIEVAL & RENAISSANCE ASTRONOMERS
THE MEAN SPEED THEOREM & ODD NUMBERS LAW
THE SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION
BASIC INTELLECTUAL STRANDS -  SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION
COPERNICUS' MAJOR WORKS
SUMMARY: COPERNICUS' DE REVOLUTIONIBUS
THE GREAT SYSTEMS OF THE WORLD
THE PTOLEMAIC SCHEME
THE COPERNICAN SYSTEM
THE TYCHONIC SCHEME
PTOLEMAIC & COPERNICAN EQUIVALENCE
THE COPERNICAN SYSTEM
THE COPERNICAN SYSTEM--INFERIOR PLANETS
THE COPERNICAN SYSTEM--EARTH & LUNAR THEORY
COPERNICUS' LUNAR THEORY
LYSIS TO HIPPARCHUS: GREETINGS!
THE SUN RISING
THE HERMETIC PHILOSOPHY
THE SUN: HERMETIC & SCIENTIFIC
ACCEPTANCE OF GREGORIAN CALENDAR
THE EARLIEST COPERNICANS
SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY ASTRONOMERS
MAJOR FIGURES OF THE SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION
GALILEO'S MAJOR WORKS
GALILEO'S 'MOUNTAINS ON THE MOON'
KEPLER'S MAJOR WORKS
KEPLER'S PLANETARY LAWS, SO-CALLED
CONIC SECTIONS
KEPLER'S EQUANT & VICARIOUS HYPOTHESIS
KEPLER, ASRTONOMIA NOVA, CH. 29-30
KEPLER'S SPECIES IMMATERIATA
KEPLER'S MAGNETIC THEORY
THE PROBLEM OF KEPLER'S SECOND LAW
THE POST-KEPLERIANS
WARD'S ELLIPTICAL HYPOTHESIS
MERCATOR'S ELLIPTICAL HYPOTHESIS
BOULLIAU'S ASTRONOMIA PHILOLAICA - ASSUMPTIONS
ISMAEL BOULLIAU, ASTRONOMIA PHILOLAICA
BORELLI'S CRITIQUE OF BOULLIAU'S ASTRONOMIA PHILOLAICA
TRANSMISSION OF ANCIENT SKEPTICISM
SKEPTICISM REVIVED: 16TH-17TH CENTURIES
SKEPTICS, ERUDITS & DOGMATISTS
DESCARTES' MAJOR WORKS
EARLY LEARNED SOCIETIES & PERIODICALS
NEWTON'S MAJOR WORKS
NEWTONIAN MECHANICS
NEWTON'S DEMONSTRATION OF THE LAWS OF AREAS
NEWTON'S DERIVATION - FORCE OF ATTRACTION
HALLEY'S REVIEW OF NEWTON'S PRINCIPIA
REQUIREMENTS FOR OPTIONAL RESEARCH PAPERS
A NOTE ON PLAGIARISM
ON WRITING A RESEARCH PAPER
GUIDELINES & MECHANICS FOR WRITTEN WORK
SEMINAR CRITIQUES: READING, WRITING & DISCUSSION
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