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    The Genesis of a Mediaeval Historian: Pierre Duhem and the Origins of Statics.R. N. D. Martin - 1976 - Annals of Science 33 (2):119-129.
    Contrary to what might be expected given a religious or other motivation, Pierre Duhem's interest in mediaeval science was the result of his surprise encounter with Jordanus de Nemore while working on Les origines de la statique in the late autumn of 1903. Historical assumptions common among physicists at that time may explain this surprise, which occasioned a frantic search for more mediaeval precursors for Renaissance mechanics. It also raised serious historiographical problems that threatened even his methodological views, until they (...)
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    Duhem and the Origins of Statics: Ramifications of the Crisis of 1903–04.R. N. D. Martin - 1990 - Synthese 83 (3):337 - 355.
    Much speculation on the sources of Duhem's historical interests fails to account for the major shifts in these interests: neither his belief in the continuous development of physics nor his Catholicism, when his Church was encouraging the study of generally Aristotelian scholastic thought, led to any interest in mediaeval science before 1904. Equally, his own claim that he was merely testing his views on the nature of physical theory is easily squared only with earlier work with no trace of mediaeval (...)
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    Pierre Duhem, The Origins of Statics: The Sources of Physical Theory, Translated From the French by Grant F. Leneaux, Victor N. Vagliente and Guy H. Wagener, with a Foreword by Stanley L. Jaki. Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 123. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1991. Pp. Xxxvi + 593. ISBN 0-7923-0898-0. £99.00. [REVIEW]R. N. D. Martin - 1996 - British Journal for the History of Science 29 (3):362-363.
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    The Trouble with Authority: The Galileo Affair and One of its Historians.R. N. D. Martin - 1991 - Modern Theology 7 (3):269-280.
  5. JAKI, STANLEY L.: "Uneasy Genius: The Life and Work of Pierre Duhem". [REVIEW]R. N. D. Martin - 1987 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 38:406.
  6. Reviews. [REVIEW]R. N. D. Martin - 1987 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 38 (3):406-408.
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