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The Special Issue

 

How do Writings in the Early Astral Sciences Reveal Mathematical Practices and Practitioners?

February/May 2016, Volume 58, Issue 1-2, p. 1-134, edited by: Matthieu Husson & Richard L. Kremer

 

Is now available online

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Table of contents

 

Introduction

Matthieu Husson & Richard L. Kremer

How do Writings in the Early Astral Sciences Reveal Mathematical Practices and Practitioners? (pages 1–5)

 Original Articles

 Seb Falk

Learning Medieval Astronomy through Tables: The Case of the Equatorie of the Planetis (pages 6–25)

 Liang Li

Template Tables and Computational Practices in Early Modern Chinese Calendric Astronomy (pages 26–45)

 Matthieu Husson

Exploring the Temporality of Complex Computational Practice: Two Eclipse Notes by John of Murs in the ms Escorial O II 10 (pages 46–65)

 Sho Hirose

Two Versions of a Description of the Armillary Sphere in Parameśvara’s Goladīpikā (pages 66–86)

 Daniel Patrick Morgan

Sphere Confusion: A Textual Reconstruction of Astronomical Instruments and Observational Practice in First-millennium CE China (pages 87–103)

 Richard L. Kremer

Playing with Geometrical Tools: Johannes Stabius’s Astrolabium imperatorium (1515) and Its Successors (pages 104–134)