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Hardcover | Out of Print | ISBN: 9780262022675 | 822 pp. | 6 x 8.9 in | September 1987
Paperback | $52.00 Short | £38.95 | ISBN: 9780262521444 | 822 pp. | 6 x 8.9 in | October 1989

The Genesis of the Copernican World

Translated by Robert M. Wallace

About the Author

Hans Blumenberg, the creator of metaphorology, was one of the most important German philosophers of the latter 20th century.

Reviews

“I know of no book that helps us more toward understanding [the Copernican revolution] than Blumenberg's.... The length and complexity of the work are an expression of the extraordinary care with which Blumenberg approaches historical phenomena.”—Karsten Harries, Inquiry

Endorsements

“"His sweeping panorama... ranges from remote antiquity through Greek and Roman, medieval Christian, Hebrew, and Islamic authors, Renaissance humanists, Reformation and Counter Reformation polemicists, secular thinkers and observers, to today's cosmonauts." Edward Rosen , Isis”