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Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo

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Directing his polemics against the pedantry of his time, Galileo, as his own popularizer, addressed his writings to contemporary laymen. His support of Copernican cosmology, against the Church's strong opposition, his development of a telescope, and his unorthodox opinions as a philosopher of science were the central concerns of his career and the subjects of four of his most important writings. Drake's introductory essay place them in their biographical and historical context.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-295) and index.

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ISBN:
9780385092395
Author:
Drake, Stillman
Author:
Galilei, Galileo
Author:
Galileo Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Stillman Drake
Author:
Drake Stillman
Author:
Galileo
Author:
Drake, Stillman
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Science
Subject:
History
Subject:
Astronomy
Subject:
Scientists
Subject:
Early works to 1800
Subject:
Astronomy -- Early works to 1800.
Subject:
Astronomy - General
Subject:
science;astronomy;history;history of science;physics;philosophy;galileo;non-fiction;17th century;cosmology;primary source;biography
Subject:
science;astronomy;history;history of science;physics;philosophy;galileo;cosmology;17th century;non-fiction;primary source;biography;intellectual history;letters;copernicus;renaissance
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
9254
Publication Date:
19570431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8 x 5.19 x 0.88 in 0.6 lb

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