- Universal Natural History and Theory of Heaven
"Universal Natural History and Theory of Heaven" (German:"Allgemeine Naturgeschichte und Theorie des Himmels") is a work written by
Immanuel Kantin 1755.
According to Kant, our
solar systemis merely a smaller version of the fixed starsystems, such as the Milky Wayand other galaxies. Kant's theory is closer to today's accepted ideas than some of his contemporary thinkers such as Pierre-Simon Laplace.
* [http://www.mala.bc.ca/~johnstoi/kant/kant2g.htm The original text]
* [http://www.mala.bc.ca/~johnstoi/kant/kant2e.htm English translation]
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