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Scientific Method in Ptolemy"s Harmonics

by Andrew Barker

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • History of science,
  • Theory of music & musicology,
  • BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Music theory,
  • History,
  • To 500,
  • Philosophy,
  • Science,
  • Research & Methodology,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Ancient - Rome,
  • Music / General,
  • Ptolemy,--2nd cent.--Harmonics,
  • Harmonics,
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • 2nd cent,
  • 2nd cent,
  • Ptolemy,,
  • Science, Ancient

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7746152M
    ISBN 100521553725
    ISBN 109780521553728

    Synopsis This book examines, for the first time, the scientific procedures devised by Ptolemy (second century AD) for investigating the structures underlying musical melody, a project that he conceived as closely related to astronomy. Ptolemy's account of his methods is .   Scientific Method in Ptolemys Harmonics. Analysis on h-Harmonics and Dunkl Transforms. Harmonics – Rise of the Magician. The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey. Scientific Method in Ptolemy’s Harmonics. Hyperspherical Harmonics and Generalized Sturmians. Planetary Harmonics of Speculative Markets. The Science of Harmonics in Classical Greece.

    ANDREW BARKER: Scientific Method in Ptolemy's 'Harmonics' Article in The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 57(1) March with 24 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Andrew J Barker: free download. Ebooks library. On-line books store on Z-Library | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books.

    Vol. 2 (pp. –) contains an English translation of the Harmonics. ———. Scientific Method in Ptolemy’s Harmonics. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, Britton, John P. Models and Precision: The Quality of Ptolemy’s Observations and Parameters. New York: Garland, A careful and judicious analysis of Ptolemy’s. Ptolemy began the book with a discussion of the data and the methods used by him to write down the book. The book was written in a much organised pattern on the lines of following a grand scheme. He assigned co-ordinates to all the places and geographic features he knew in a grid that spanned the globe which was quite similar to the work of.


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Book Description This book examines, for the first time, the scientific procedures devised by Ptolemy (second century AD) for investigating the structures underlying musical melody, a project that he conceives as closely related to astronomy. Ptolemy's account of his methods is unusually explicit, and he pursues them by: Scientific Method in Ptolemy’s Harmonics The science called ‘harmonics’ was one of the major intellectual enterprises of Greek antiquity.

Ptolemy’s treatise seeks to invest it with new scientific rigour; its consistently sophisticated procedural self-awareness. This book examines, for the first time, the scientific procedures devised by Ptolemy (second century AD) for investigating the structures underlying musical melody, a project that he conceived as closely related to astronomy.

Ptolemy's account of his methods is unusually explicit, and he pursues them : Scientific Method in Ptolemy’s Harmonics is a very useful book. The book offers an understanding of experimental musical techniques invented by Ptolemy.

Ptolemy’s techniques are useful when scrutinizing arrangements on vocal melody, which are narrowly interrelated to astronomy. The science called 'harmonics' was one of the major intellectual enterprises of Greek antiquity.

Ptolemy's treatise seeks to invest it with new scientific rigour; its consistently sophisticated. "The science called 'harmonics' was one of the major intellectual enterprises of Greek antiquity. Ptolemy's treatise seeks to invest it with new scientific rigour; its consistently sophisticated procedural self-awareness marks it as a key text in the history of science.

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Ptolemy wrote about how musical notes could be translated into mathematical equations and vice versa in Harmonics. This is called Pythagorean tuning because it was first discovered by Pythagoras. Scientific Method In Ptolemy's Harmonics DOWNLOAD HERE Examines the scientific procedures devised by Ptolemy for investigating the structures underlying musical science called.

The science called 'harmonics' was one of the major intellectual enterprises of Greek antiquity. Ptolemy's treatise seeks to invest it with new scientific rigour; its consistently sophisticated procedural self-awareness marks it as a key text in the history of science.

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ANDREW BARKER, Scientific Method in Ptolemy's Harmonics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Pp. viii+ ISBN £ (hardback).

- Volume 35 Issue 3. This book examines, for the first time, the scientific procedures devised by Ptolemy (second century AD) for investigating the structures underlying musical melody, a project that he conceived as closely related to astronomy.

Ptolemy's account of his methods is unusually explicit, and he pursues them faithfully. Among Ptolemy’s earliest treatises, the Harmonics investigated musical theory while steering a middle course between an extreme empiricism and the mystical arithmetical speculations associated with Pythagoreanism.

Ptolemy’s discussion of the roles of reason and the senses in acquiring scientific knowledge have bearing beyond music theory. Scientific Method in Ptolemy’s Harmonics The science called ‘harmonics’was one of the major intellectual enter-prises of Greek y’s treatise seeks to invest it with new scientific rigour;its consistently sophisticated procedural self-awareness marks it as a key text in the history of book is the first sus.

By providing an analysis of Ptolemy's theoretical apparatus, his strategies for integrating theory with observation, and his instructions for the design and conduct of experiments, the book offers a new starting-point for studying ancient scientific method. (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Porphyry's Commentary, the only surviving ancient commentary on a technical text, is not merely a study of Ptolemy's Harmonics. It includes virtually free-standing philosophical essays on epistemology, metaphysics, scientific methodology, aspects of the Aristotelian categories and the relations between Aristotle's views and Plato's, and a host of briefer comments on other matters of wide.

Scientific Method in Ptolemys Harmonics. Equally influential was his treatise on harmonics, the ancient science which combined and brought to completion the study of philosophy and science.

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Try. Prime Cart. Books Go Search Hello Select your address. Scientific Method in Ptolemys Harmonics Home ; This book is the first sustained methodological exploration of Ptolemy’s project. After an analysis of his explicit pronouncements on the science’s aims and the methods appropriate to it, it examines Ptolemy’s conduct of his complex investigation in detail, concluding that despite.Andrew Barker: Scientific method in ptolemy's 'harmonics' cambridge: Cambridge university press, cloth isbn: [Book Review] Liba Taub British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 57 (1) ().Teach Astronomy - Scientists of the s and s inherited a model of the universe whose basic features had been defined by Aristotle 2, years earlier.

The idea was simple. Earth was stationary at the center and the Sun, Moon, and other planets all moved around Earth. Each object.