The Galileo Affair: A Documentary History

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Maurice A. Finocchiaro
University of California Press, 1989 - 382 pagine
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"A classic introduction to Galileo's masterpiece."--William A. Wallace, author of Galileo's Logic of Discovery and Proof
  

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Review: The Galileo Affair: A Documentary History (California Studies in the History of Science)

Recensione dell'utente  - Rachell - Goodreads

I came to love and appreciate Galileo for his courage, and ultimately, for his devotion to his faith. Granted, his faith challenged and pursued him til the end, but I admire what he accomplished in ... Leggi recensione completa

Review: The Galileo Affair: A Documentary History (California Studies in the History of Science)

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The original documents, including many personal letters, that framed the Galileo controversy. Will completely change how you look at the events in question, no matter where you currently find yourself on the issue. Leggi recensione completa

Indice

Introduction
1
DOCUMENTS
45
APPENDIXES
295
Notes
325

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Informazioni sull'autore (1989)

Maurice A. Finocchiaro, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, is author of "Beyond Right and Left: Democratic Elitism in Mosca and Gramsci "(1999) and "Galileo on the World Systems: A New Abridged Translation and Guide "(1997), among other books.

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