Search for books, people and lists
Read This Twice
HomePeopleBooksLibrariesSign In
The Copernican Revolution book cover

The Copernican Revolution

Planetary Astronomy in the Development of Western Thought

Thomas S. Kuhn

For scientist and layman alike this book provides vivid evidence that the Copernican Revolution has by no means lost its significance today. Few episodes in the development of scientific theory show so clearly how the solution to a highly technical problem can alter our basic thought processes and attitudes. Understanding the processes which underl...
Publish Date
First Published in 1957
Goodreads rating
Q: What should I read to learn more about history? PG: The way to do it is piecemeal. You could just sit down and try reading Roberts's History of the World cover to cover, but you'd probably lose interest. I think it's a better plan to read books about specific topics, even if you don't understand everything the first time through. Here are the most exciting ones I can think of:      source