Home Alone in the Universe

Gonzalez, Guillermo; Ross, Hugh
May 2000
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;May2000, Issue 103, p10
Focuses on biblical cosmology. Postulation of astronomer Ptolemy on the primacy of human beings; Assertion of Polish astronomer Copernicus on the principle postulated by Ptolemy; Acceptance of the idea on the mediocrity of man known as the Copernican Principle (CP); Evolution of CP to an expansive philosophical doctrine; Influence of CP on astronomy.


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