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Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo. Translated With an Introd. and Notes by Stillman Drake
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Galileo Galilei
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Type: BOOK - Published: 1957 - Publisher:

Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Galileo Galilei
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1957 - Publisher: Anchor

Four short works illuminate the discoveries and the philosophy of the Italian astronomer and physicist who fought for the scientist's release from religious and
Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Galileo Galilei
Categories: Astronomy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1957 - Publisher:

Galileo
Language: en
Pages: 247
Authors: Michael Sharratt
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-04-11 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

An entertaining, accessible biography of one of the greatest innovators ever known.
Sidereus Nuncius, or The Sidereal Messenger
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Galileo Galilei
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-19 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Galileo Galilei’s Sidereus Nuncius is arguably the most dramatic scientific book ever published. It announced new and unexpected phenomena in the heavens, “
Selected Writings
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Galileo
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-09 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

'Philosophy is written in this great book which is continually open before our eyes - I mean the universe...' Galileo's astronomical discoveries changed the way
Essays on Galileo and the History and Philosophy of Science
Language: en
Pages: 476
Authors: Stillman Drake
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-01-01 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

This 3 volume collection includes 80 of the 130 papers published by Drake, most on Galileo but some on medieval and early modern science in general (principally
Painting the Heavens
Language: en
Pages: 310
Authors: Eileen Reeves
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

The remarkable astronomical discoveries made by Galileo with the new telescope in 1609-10 led to his famous disputes with philosophers and religious authorities
The Greek Mode of Thought in Western Philosophy
Language: en
Pages: 340
Authors: Alexander Sissel Kohanski
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984 - Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press

Maintaining that the Greek mode of thought is, in essence, the tendency to establish principles of mediation on rational grounds, the author argues that the cou
Astronomy and Culture
Language: en
Pages: 231
Authors: Edith W. Hetherington
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-05-20 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

While astronomy is a burgeoning science, with tremendous increases in knowledge every year, it also has a tremendous past, one that has altered humanity's under