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Readings for May 25th

Posted: May 23, 2017 in Uncategorized
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~Science, Ambition, Ego~

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Galileo Galilei
(1564 – 1642)
“Sidereus Nuncius – The Astral Messenger” (1610)

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“Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina” (1615)

Descartes

• Rene Descartes •
(1596 – 1650)

“Dioptrics”(1628)
“Discourse on Method” (1639)

(read sections 2, 4 and 5)

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Peter Dear
Historian of Science & Technology
Cornell University
“A Mechanical Microcosm” (1998)

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