Peter Damerow

Dr. Peter Damerow was a research scholar at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science. His research focused on the history of science and education, individual and historical development of cognition, genesis of writing and arithmetic, history of mathematics and physics in the ancient and early modern periods. He sadly passed away in November 2011.
Peter Damerow

List of Publications

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The Equilibrium Controversy

This study reviews a historical discussion about the question of whether a balance in equilibrium, after having been deflected, returns to its original position.
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Guidobaldo del Monte's Mechanicorum Liber

The book is a comprehensive treatise on mechanics dealing with the five simple machines.