Foundations of Science 24:1-29 (2019)

Authors
Raffaele Pisano
Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille
Abstract
Forums, I extensively analysed Tartaglia’s corpus: science of weights, geometry, arithmetic, mathematics and physics–trajectories of the projectiles, fortifications, included its intelligibility science in the military architecture. The latter is exposed in Book VI of the Quesiti et invention diverse. In Quesiti there is La Gionta del sesto libro—a kind of appendix to the Book VI containing drawings of the geometric shape of the Italian fortifications. It is based on Euclidean geometry and other figures where a scale is displayed. The interest—included intellectual history and cultural foundations of science—is: what is the role–played by La Gionta del sesto libro in the Quesiti? Is it independent booklet/speeches? If yes, when Tartaglia did write it? In this paper, I present an historical–philological–foundational hypothesis on the Tartaglia’s fortifications corpus, as exposed in the Book VI and La Gionta del sesto libro; with respect to dates of editions of Quesiti. This goal is important to make historically clear both the editorial role–played by Curzio Troiano Navò in the Tartaglia’s corpus before—after Tartaglia’s death and the particular interest and development of subject of fortifications by Tartaglia between 1537–1546 and 1554.
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1007/s10699-019-09635-2
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 60,920
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Philosophy in a Meaningless Life: A System of Nihilism, Consciousness and Reality.Stephen Leach - 2016 - International Journal of Philosophical Studies 24 (2):280-283.
Tartaglia's Ragioni: A Maestro d'Abaco's Mixed Approach to the Bombardier's Problem.Karin J. Ekholm - 2010 - British Journal for the History of Science 43 (2):181-207.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2020-01-03

Total views
1 ( #1,481,694 of 2,439,320 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #434,168 of 2,439,320 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.

My notes