Author: Carl Sagan
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0307800989
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With a lyrical literary style, and a range that touches almost all aspects of human knowledge, Cosmos often seems too good to be true.”—The Plain Dealer “Sagan is an astronomer with one eye on the stars, another on history, and a ...


Author: Alexander von Humboldt
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which the present condition of our knowledge is more particularly based. These
volumes of my work, must, therefore, in accordance with a remark already made {
Cosmos, vol. iii, pp. 2 — 6), be considered merely as an expansion and more
careful exposition of the General Picture of Nature {Cosmos, vol. i, pp. 62 — 369),
and as the uranological or sidereal sphere of the Cosmos was exclusively treated
of in the two last volumes, the present volume will be devoted to the
consideration of ...


Author: Humboldt Alexander Von
Publisher: Hardpress Publishing
ISBN: 9781318807420
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Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.

The Fabric Of The Cosmos

Author: Brian Greene
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307428530
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From Brian Greene, one of the world’s leading physicists and author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Elegant Universe, comes a grand tour of the universe that makes us look at reality in a completely different way.


Author: John North
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226594416
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The definitive history of humanity's search to find its place within the universe. North charts the history of astronomy and cosmology from the Paleolithic period to the present day.

The Cosmos Of Science

Author: John Earman
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Pre
ISBN: 9780822972013
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The inaugural volume of the series, devoted to the work of philosopher Adolf Grnbaum, encompasses the philosophical problems of space, time, and cosmology, the nature of scientific methodology, and the foundations of psychoanalysis.


Author: Alexander von Humboldt
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801855023
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Chronicles the evolution of man's view of the world in which he lives, from the observations of nature of the Greeks and Romans to the discoveries Galileo and Edmund Halley

Alcman And The Cosmos Of Sparta

Author: Gloria Ferrari
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226668673
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A provocative reinterpretation of the Partheneion and its broader context, Alcman and the Cosmos of Sparta excavates the poem’s invocations of widespread and long-lived cosmological ideas that cast the universe as perfectly harmonious and ...

Cosmic Order And Divine Power

Author: Johan C. Thom
Publisher: Mohr Siebeck
ISBN: 9783161528095
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In line with the aims of the SAPERE series, this volume on De mundo is explicitly interdisciplinary by nature, bringing together contributions from scholars from a broad spectrum of disciplines and specialisations which focus on specific ...