From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe has ratings and 15 reviews. Ted said: It is generally admitted that the seventeenth century underwent. From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe. Alexandre Koyre. During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries a radical change occurred in the patterns and. Alexandre Koyré. of the fixed stars is infinite commit a contradiction in adjecto. In truth, an infinite body cannot be comprehended by thought. For the concepts of.

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You’ve successfully reported this review. The lack of any real separation between theology, philosophy and natural philosophy for almost 1, years meant that views about the physical world involved evaluating their theological implications – theology was still dominant and the ultimate determiner of reality, as science is today.

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The notion worlf absolute space was initially suggested by the Cambridge neoplatonist Henry More, who wished to get rid of the mechanical identification of matter and space and establish God and minds as extended entities.

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Thus, whereas it is generally admitted that the development of the new cosmology, which replaced the geo- or even anthropocentric world of Greek and medieval astronomy by the kiyre, and, later, by the centerless universe of modern astronomy, played a paramount role in this process, some historians, interested chiefly in the social implications of spiritual changes, have stressed the alleged conversion of the human thf from theoria to univerxe, from the scientia contemplativa to the scientia activa et operativa, which transformed man from a spectator into an owner and master of nature; some others have stressed the replacement of the teleological and organismic pattern of thinking and explanation by the mechanical and causal pattern, leading, ultimately, to the “mechanisation of the world-view” so prominent in modern times, especially in the eighteenth century: You do not currently have access to this article.

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