Tycho Brahe
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Philosophy of Nature
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Synopsis:
  • Planets move freely in space (not on crystalline spheres)
  • Aristotelian/Christian view:
  • The world below the moon is imperfect and dynamic
  • The world above the moon is perfect and static
  • Brahe's view:
  • The world below the moon is not as imperfect as we think
  • The world above the moon is not as perfect as we think

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