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Mathematics and matter in motion : a study of Galileo’s new science of motion.

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Publisher
McGill University
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Keywords
  • Philosophy.
  • Galilei
  • Galileo
  • 1564-1642.
  • Physics.
Disciplines
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine
  • Philosophy

Abstract

Galileo was first a student of medicine and philosophy at the University of Pisa. After two years of study, at the age of nineteen, he met a certain Ostillio Ricci, professer or mathematics. From that time onwards, "leaving everything else aside, he abandoned himself to the study of mathematics". [...]

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