The story of Digges, Riccioli, and the stars challenges the modern portrayal of the Copernican Revolution as being a contest of religion versus science: geocentricism
He painstakingly showed that fundamental "paradigms" or "exemplary models" are the large thought-frames within which we place and interpret all observed data and that scientific advancement inevitably brings about eventual paradigm shifts--from geocentricism
to heliocentrism, for example, or from Newtonian to Einsteinian physics--that are always vigorously resisted at first, as was the thought of Galileo, but that finally prevail.
Expecting microbial communities to have formed stromatolites on Mars is not entirely misplaced geocentricism
117) Platonism was clearly important in the overthrow geocentricism
Taking the view that redemption is operative throughout the cosmos, Origen tries to evade the restrictive geocentricism
which a unique terrestrial sacrifice seems to impose.
Shall we maintain Aristotelian geocentricism
and the notion of the incorruptibility of the sun and of the stars in order to save human rights?
Elesin is reprimanded and condemned by Iyaloja that indecision, sexual promiscuity and geocentricism
will make him to fall from grace to grass.