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  1. Aspects of Aristotelian Statics in Galileo's Dynamics.J. De Groot - 2000 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 31 (4):645-664.
    This paper examines geometrical arguments from Galileo's Mechanics and Two New Sciences to discern the influence of the Aristotelian Mechanical Problems on Galileo's dynamics. A common scientific procedure is found in the Aristotelian author's treatment of the balance and lever and in Galileo's rules concerning motion along inclined planes. This scientific procedure is understood as a development of Eudoxan proportional reasoning, as it was used in Eudoxan astronomy rather than simply as it appears in Euclid's Elements. Topics treated include the (...)
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  • Epistemology of Measurement: The Relevance of its History for Quantification in the Social Sciences.Joel Michell - 2003 - Social Science Information 42 (4):515-534.
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