The science of mechanics in the Middle Ages / Marshall Clagett.

Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, 1959.

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Subjects Mechanica.
Mechanics -- Early works to 1800.
Mechanics -- History.
Mécanique -- Histoire.
Science, Medieval.
Sciences médiévales.
Series University of Wisconsin publications in medieval science ; 4.
Description xxix, 711 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 26 cm.
Copyright Date 1959.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 683-698) and index.
History of Science Society Pfizer Award, 1960.
Contents pt. I. Medieval statics. The Greek and Arabic forerunners of medieval statics -- Jordanus de Nemore and medieval Latin statics -- part II. Medieval kinematics. Gerard of Brussels and the origins of kinematics in the West -- The emergence of kinematics at Merton College -- The Merton theoren of uniform acceleration -- The application of two-dimensional geometry to kinematics -- part III. Medieval dynamics. Aristotelian mechanics and Bradwardine's dynamic law of movement -- John Buridan and the impetus theory of projectile motion -- The free fall of bodies -- Mechanics and cosmology -- part IV. The fate and scope of Medieval mechanics. The reception and spread of the English and French physics, 1350-1600 -- Medieval mechanics in retrospect.
Genre Early works.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)537120
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WorldCat Identities Clagett, Marshall, 1916-2005.
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