On the Threshold of Exact Science: Selected Writings of Anneliese Maier on Late Medieval Natural Philosophy
University of Pennsylvania Press (1982)
AbstractThe nature of motion -- Causes, forces, and resistance -- The concept of the function in fourteenth-century physics -- The significance of the theory of impetus for Scholastic natural philosophy -- Galileo and the Scholastic theory of impetus -- The theory of the elements and the problem of their participation in compounds -- The achievements of late Scholastic natural philosophy.
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