Definitive biography by foremost scholar offers fascinating erudite picture of great mathematician's scientific accomplishments: formulation of laws of planetary motion, work with optics and calculus, much more. Also detailed chronicle of Kepler's public and personal life: childhood and youth, educat... read more
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Definitive biography by foremost scholar offers fascinating erudite picture of great mathematician's scientific accomplishments: formulation of laws of planetary motion, work with optics and calculus, much more. Also detailed chronicle of Kepler's public and personal life: childhood and youth, education, mother's trial as a witch, fear of religious persecution, more.
Reprint of the Abelard-Schuman, London, 1959 edition.
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