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  1. Karen R. Zwier (2011). John Dalton's Puzzles: From Meteorology to Chemistry. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 42 (1):58-66.score: 24.0
    Historical research on John Dalton has been dominated by an attempt to reconstruct the origins of his so-called "chemical atomic theory". I show that Dalton's theory is difficult to define in any concise manner, and that there has been no consensus as to its unique content among his contemporaries, later chemists, and modern historians. I propose an approach which, instead of attempting to work backward from Dalton's theory, works forward, by identifying the research questions that Dalton posed to himself and (...)
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  2. Patrick Brissey (2012). “Descartes and the Meteorology of the World”. Society and Politics [Special Issue on God and the Order of Nature in Early Modern Thought: Topics in Metaphysics, Epistemology, and Science] 6 (No. 2).score: 24.0
    Descartes claimed that he thought he could deduce the assumptions of his Meteorology by the contents of the Discourse. He actually began the Meteorology with assumptions. The content of the Discourse, moreover, does not indicate how he deduced the assumptions of the Meteorology. We seem to be left in a precarious position. We can examine the text as it was published, independent of Descartes’ claims, which suggests that he incorporated a presumptive or hypothetical method. On the other (...)
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  3. Rienk Vermij (2010). A Science of Signs. Aristotelian Meteorology in Reformation Germany. Early Science and Medicine 15 (6):648-674.score: 21.0
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  4. Craig Martin (2009). Conjecture, Probabilism, and Provisional Knowledge in Renaissance Meteorology. Early Science and Medicine 14 (1):265-289.score: 21.0
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  5. William R. Newman (2001). Corpuscular Alchemy and the Tradition of Aristotle's Meteorology, with Special Reference to Daniel Sennert. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 15 (2):145 – 153.score: 18.0
    (2001). Corpuscular alchemy and the tradition of Aristotle's Meteorology, with special reference to Daniel Sennert. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science: Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 145-153. doi: 10.1080/02698590120059013.
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  6. David Oldroyd (2011). Mineralogy, Chemistry, Botany, Medicine, Geology, Agriculture, Meteorology, Classification,…: The Life and Times of John Walker (1730–1803), Professor of Natural History at Edinburgh University. [REVIEW] Metascience 20 (2):395-399.score: 18.0
    Mineralogy, chemistry, botany, medicine, geology, agriculture, meteorology, classification,…: The life and times of John Walker (1730–1803), Professor of Natural History at Edinburgh University Content Type Journal Article DOI 10.1007/s11016-010-9471-7 Authors David Oldroyd, School of History and Philosophy, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2052 Australia Journal Metascience Online ISSN 1467-9981 Print ISSN 0815-0796.
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  7. Stefan Kirschner (2011). A Possible Trace of Oresmes Condicio-Theory of Accidents in an Anonymous Commentary on Aristotles Meteorology. Vivarium 48 (3-4):349-367.score: 18.0
    In his commentary on Aristotle's Physics , Nicole Oresme (c. 1320-1382) propounds a very specific theory of the ontological status of accidents. Characteristic of Oresme's view on accidents is that he does not consider them accidental forms, but only so-called condiciones or modi of the substance. Unlike the term “modus”, the term “condicio” seems to be very characteristic of Oresme's own terminology. Up to now it has been unknown whether Oresme exerted any influence with his condicio-theory of accidents. This paper (...)
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  8. Chris Pincock (2009). From Sunspots to the Southern Oscillation: Confirming Models of Large-Scale Phenomena in Meteorology. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 40 (1):45-56.score: 18.0
    Forthcoming, Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science Abstract: The epistemic problem of assessing the support that some evidence confers on a hypothesis is considered using an extended example from the history of meteorology. In this case, and presumably in others, the problem is to develop techniques of data analysis that will link the sort of evidence that can be collected to hypotheses of interest. This problem is solved by applying mathematical tools to structure the data and connect (...)
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  9. Benjamin J. Grazzini (2010). Understanding the Big Cycles of Change in Aristotle's Meteorology I.14. Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy 15 (1):81-106.score: 18.0
    This essay is a reading of Aristotle’s account in Meteorology I.14 of changes in local environmental conditions and its significance for Aristotle’s understanding of nature and change more generally. That account shows how local environments are complex bodies, and so change through habituation: the sedimentation of patterns of activity through repeated activity/change. In turn, this shows how the regularity of what is by nature is a matter of the relative stability of habits in the face of unceasing generation and (...)
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  10. Paul Lettinck (1999). Aristotle's Meteorology and its Reception in the Arab World: With an Edition and Translation of Ibn Suwār's Treatise on Meteorological Phenomena_ and Ibn Bājja's _commentary on the Meteorology. Brill.score: 18.0
    A survey of what Arabic scholars have written on the subjects treated in Aristotle's "Meteorology." It is investigated how they were influenced by one another and by previous Greek commentators.
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  11. Kristine C. Harper (2006). Meteorology's Struggle for Professional Recognition in the USA (1900–1950). Annals of Science 63 (2):179-199.score: 18.0
    Summary Meteorology, a scientific discipline almost exclusively associated with weather forecasting in the first half of the twentieth century in the USA, was viewed with disdain by more mathematically based scientific communities. A descriptive science lacking in physical and mathematical rigor, meteorology was typically without an academic home in US colleges and universities. This stood in sharp contrast to the meteorological communities across the Atlantic which were supported by dedicated geophysical institutes. Four factors kept US meteorologists, unlike their (...)
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  12. Mikaela Sundberg (2010). Cultures of Simulations Vs. Cultures of Calculations? The Development of Simulation Practices in Meteorology and Astrophysics. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B 41 (3):273-281.score: 15.0
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  13. Craig Martin (2010). The Ends of Weather: Teleology in Renaissance Meteorology. Journal of the History of Philosophy 48 (3):259-282.score: 15.0
    The Divide between the prominence of final causes in Aristotelian natural philosophy and the rejection or severe limitation of final causation as an acceptable explanation of the natural world by figures such as Bacon, Descartes, and Spinoza during the seventeenth century has been considered a distinguishing mark between pre-modern and modern science.1 Admittedly, proponents of the mechanical and corpuscular philosophies of the seventeenth century were not necessarily stark opponents of teleology. Pierre Gassendi and Robert Boyle endorsed teleology, Leibniz embraced entelechies, (...)
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  14. Craig Martin (2006). With Aristotelians Like These, Who Needs Anti-Aristotelians? Chymical Corpuscular Matter Theory in Niccolò Cabeo's Meteorology. Early Science and Medicine 11 (2):135-161.score: 15.0
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  15. Aristotle, Meteorology.score: 15.0
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  16. Patrick J. Boner (2012). Renaissance Meteorology: Pomponazzi to Descartes (Review). Journal of the History of Philosophy 50 (3):457-458.score: 15.0
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  17. James Collins (1967). "On Nature," by Lucretius, Trans. R. M. Geer; "Discourse on Method, Optics, Geometry, and Meteorology," by Rene Descartes, Trans. P. J. Olscamp; and "Haeckel's Theory of the Unity of Nature," by D. H. De Grood. [REVIEW] Modern Schoolman 44 (2):194-195.score: 15.0
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  18. Qiong Zhang (2009). From "Dragonology" to Meteorology: Aristotelian Natural Philosophy and the Beginning of the Decline of the Dragon in China. Early Science and Medicine 14 (1):340-368.score: 15.0
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  19. Cameron Shelley (2000). The Influence of Folk Meteorology in the Anaximander Fragment. Journal of the History of Ideas 61 (1):1-17.score: 15.0
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  20. John T. Ramsey (2005). Talk of the Weather L. Taub: Ancient Meteorology . Pp. Xiv + 271, Ills. London and New York: Routledge, 2003. Paper. ISBN: 0-415-16196-7 (0-415-16195-9 Hbk). [REVIEW] The Classical Review 55 (01):188-.score: 15.0
  21. F. H. Fobes (1913). A Preliminary Study of Certain Mss. Of Aristotle's Meteorology. The Classical Review 27 (08):249-252.score: 15.0
  22. George P. Klubertanz (1969). Discourse on Method, Optics, Geometry, and Meteorology. By Rene Descartes. Trans, with Introd. Paul J. Olscamp. Modern Schoolman 46 (4):370-371.score: 15.0
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  23. Delphine Bellis & Gideon Manning (2012). Craig Martin, Renaissance Meteorology: Pomponazzi to Descartes. Hopos 2 (2):394-398.score: 15.0
  24. Roshdi Rashed (2001). Al-Quhi: From Meteorology to Astronomy. Arabic Sciences and Philosophy 11 (2):153-156.score: 15.0
  25. J. J. Hall (1977). Seneca as a Source For Earlier Thought (Especially Meteorology). Classical Quarterly 27 (02):409-.score: 15.0
  26. Lucian Petrescu (2013). Renaissance Meteorology and Modern Science. Metascience 22 (1):155-158.score: 15.0
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  27. Cornelia Lüdecke (2006). 'Climate is Monarchy,Weather is Anarchy': Victorian Meteorology. [REVIEW] Metascience 15 (1):97-99.score: 15.0
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  28. P. J. M. (1966). Discourse on Method, Optics, Geometry, and Meteorology. Review of Metaphysics 19 (4):809-809.score: 15.0
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  29. W. E. Knowles Middleton (1964). Chemistry and Meteorology, 1700–1825. Annals of Science 20 (2):125-141.score: 15.0
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  30. Christopher V. Mirus (2006). The Homogeneous Bodies in Meteorology Iv 12. Ancient Philosophy 26 (1):45-64.score: 15.0
  31. Walter E. Gross (1972). The American Philosophical Society and the Growth of Meteorology in the United States: 1835–1850. Annals of Science 29 (4):321-338.score: 15.0
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  32. Aitor Anduaga (2013). Towards a New Sphere of Practices and Knowledge: The Militarization of Meteorology in Francoist Spain. Science in Context 26 (1):31-59.score: 15.0
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  33. Delphine Bellis & Gideon Manning (2012). Craig Martin . Renaissance Meteorology: Pomponazzi to Descartes . Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011. Pp. Viii+213. $50.00 (Cloth). [REVIEW] Hopos: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science 2 (2):394-398.score: 15.0
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  34. Elizabeth Garber (2006). Thermodynamics and Meteorology (1850–1900). Annals of Science 33 (1):51-65.score: 15.0
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  35. Steven Harvey (1998). Otot Ha-Shamayim: Samuel Ibn Tibbon's Hebrew Version of Aristotle's "Meteorology" (Review). Journal of the History of Philosophy 36 (1):130-131.score: 15.0
  36. James J. O'Brien (1981). Oceanography and Meteorology Encyclopedia McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences Sybil P. Parker. BioScience 31 (3):266-266.score: 15.0
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  37. Peter E. Pormann (2005). The Cream of Wisdom H. Takahashi: Aristotelian Meteorology in Syriac. Barhebraeus , Butyrum Sapientiae, Books of Mineralogy and Meteorology . (Aristoteles Semitico-Latinus 15.) Pp. Xx + 724. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2004. Cased, €199, US$249. ISBN: 90-04-13031-. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 55 (02):446-.score: 15.0
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  38. Katharine Anderson (1999). The Weather Prophets: Science and Reputation in Victorian Meteorology. History of Science 37 (116):179-216.score: 15.0
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  39. Deborah R. Coen (2009). The Storm Lab: Meteorology in the Austrian Alps. Science in Context 22 (3):463.score: 15.0
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  40. Leo J. Elders (1997). On Aristotle's Meteorology 4. Review of Metaphysics 51 (2):407-408.score: 15.0
  41. Resianne Fontaine (ed.) (1995). Otot Ha-Shamayim: Samuel Ibn Tibbon's Hebrew Version of Aristotle's Meteorology. A Critical Edition, with Introduction, Translation, and Index by Resianne Fontaine. Brill.score: 15.0
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  42. G. Gooday, Cosmos, Climate and Culture: Manchester Meteorology Made Universal.score: 15.0
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  43. J. Lampert (1988). Breathless Messages: Phenomenology in Deep Space (A Reading of Joseph McElroy's Plus and a Report on Anaximander Meteorology) in Poetics of the Elements in the Human Condition. Part 2: The Airy Elements in Poetic Imagination. Analecta Husserliana 23:309-322.score: 15.0
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  44. Matthew G. Looper (2003). Wind, Rain, and Stone : Ancient and Contemporary Maya Meteorology. In Douglas Sharon & James Edward Brady (eds.), Mesas & Cosmologies in Mesoamerica. San Diego Museum of Man.score: 15.0
     
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  45. Prevedla Fera Marusic (2008). Geminos, Concise Exposition of the Meteorology of Poseidonios (the Extant Fragment). Filozofski Vestnik 29 (1):149 - +.score: 15.0
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  46. Alexander Mourelatos (2005). The Ancients''Meteorology': Forecasting and Cosmic Natural History. Rhizai. A Journal for Ancient Philosophy and Science 2:279-291.score: 15.0
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  47. G. Obst (1992). Leibniz Ideas on the Connection Between Meteorology and Anthropology, Physica-Specialis-Cum-Medicina-Provisionalis, the Bioclimatic Project. Studia Leibnitiana 24 (1):7-24.score: 15.0
     
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  48. J. Oliver (1969). William Borlase's Contribution to Eighteenth-Century Meteorology and Climatology. Annals of Science 25 (4):275-317.score: 15.0
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  49. Nsen Roy & K. Prasad (1997). History of Meteorology and Monsoons in India. In Santimay Chatterjee, M. K. Dasgupta & A. Ghosh (eds.), Studies in History of Sciences. Asiatic Society. 112.score: 15.0
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  50. John Scarborough (2006). Ancient Meteorology (Review). Classical World 99 (4):475-476.score: 15.0
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