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Sigfrid Aronus Forsius. Astronomer and Philosopher of Nature


Terhi Kiiskinen

Contents: Almanacs and astrological predictions – Ancient and newer theories of comets, of planetary systems and of cosmological and celestial structures – Physica: a Swedish textbook of natural philosophy – Johannes Marirus – Paracelsism – Pierre de la Ramée – Otto Casmann – Girolamo Zanchi – A change in the concept of causes and the vanishing of natural final causes – Moderate scepticism and the sources of knowledge – The 1619 Uppsala trial.