Appendix: Folio Pages

  • Jochen Büttner
Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science book series (BSPS, volume 335)


The content of those folios upon which the interpretation presented in this book substantially rests is presented in full and discussed exhaustively in this appendix.


  1. Damerow, P., Renn, J., & Rieger, S. (2001). Hunting the white elephant: When and how did Galileo discover the law of fall? In J. Renn (Ed.), Galileo in context (pp. 29–150). Cambridge/New York: Cambridge University Press.Google Scholar
  2. Damerow, P., Freudenthal, G., McLaughlin, P., & Renn, J. (2004). Exploring the limits of preclassical mechanics. New York: Springer.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Drake, S. (1978). Galileo at work: His scientific biography. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.Google Scholar
  4. Drake, S. (1979). Galileo’s notes on motion arranged in probable order of composition and presented in reduced facsimile (Annali dell’Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza Suppl., Fasc. 2, Monografia n. 3). Florence: Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza.Google Scholar
  5. Drake, S. (1987). Galileo’s constant. Nuncius Ann Storia Sci, 2(2), 41–54.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Drake, S. (1990). Galileo: Pioneer scientist. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Hill, D.K. (1994). Pendulums and planes: What Galileo didn’t publish. Nuncius Ann Storia Sci, 2(9), 499–515.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. Kopernikus, N. (1542). De lateribvs et angvlis triangulorum, tum planorum rectilineorum, tum sphaericorum, libellus eruditissimus & utilissimus: Cum ad plerasque Ptolemaei demonstrationes intelligendas, tum uero ad alia multa. additus est canon semissium subtensarum rectarum linearum in circulo. Vittembergæ: Excusum per Iohannem Lufft.Google Scholar
  9. Naylor, R.H. (1976). Galileo: The search for the parabolic trajectory. Annales of Science, 33, 153–172.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. Peuerbach, J., & Regiomontanus, G. (1541). Tractatvs Georgii Pevrbachii svper propositiones Ptolemaei de sinubus & chordis. item compositio tabularum sinuum/per ioannem de regiomonte,. adiectae sunt & tabulae sinuum duplices/per eundem Regiomontanum. Petreius, NorimbergaeGoogle Scholar
  11. Vergara Caffarelli, R. (2009). Galileo Galilei and motion: A reconstruction of 50 years of experiments and discoveries. Berlin/New York/Bologna: Springer/Società Italiana di Fisica.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature B.V. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jochen Büttner
    • 1
  1. 1.Max Planck Institute for the History of ScienceBerlinGermany

Personalised recommendations