Tycho Brahe Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Literary Criticism (1400-1800))

Biography

Crowther, J. G. "Tycho Brahe," in Six Great Astronomers, pp. 21-49. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1961.

Biographical sketch of Brahe that emphasizes his "establishment of the modern outlook in practical astronomy."

Dreyer, J. L. E. "Tycho Brahe and his Contemporaries." In A History of Astronomy from Thales to Kepler, pp. 345-71. Cambridge: Dover Publications, Inc., 1953.

Survey of Brahe's life, thought, and influence preceded by an evaluation of his immediate predecessors and his contemporary European astronomers.

Criticism...

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