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The Cambridge Companion to Galileo (Cambridge Companions to Philosophy)

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This collection of essays is unparalleled in the depth of its coverage of all facets of Galileo??'s work.

Synopsis:

This collection of essays is unparalleled in the depth of its coverage of all facets of Galileo?s work.

Table of Contents

Introduction Peter Machamer; 1. Galileo's Pisan studies in science and philosophy William Wallace; 2. Galileo's machines, his mathematics and his experiments Peter Machamer; 3. The use and abuse of mathematical entities: Galileo and the Jesuits revisited Rivka Feldhay; 4. Inertial problems in Galileo's pre-inertial framework Wallace Hooper; 5. From Galileo to Augustine Pietro Redondi; 6. Galileo's Copernicanism: the science and the rhetoric William Shea; 7. Galileo's contribution to astronomy and conflicts with the church Noel Swerdlow; 8. Galileo on science and scripture Ernan McMullin; 9. Could there be another Galileo case? Richard Blackwell; 10. The God of theologians and the God of astronomers: an apology of Bellarmine Marcello Pera; 11. The never ending Galileo story Michael Segre; 12. The sepulchers of Galileo: the 'Living' remains of a hero of science Paolo Galluzzi.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521588416
Editor:
Machamer, Peter
Other:
Redondi, Pietro
Editor:
Machamer, Peter
Author:
Machamer, Peter
Other:
McMullin, Ernan
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge ;
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Science
Subject:
History, Criticism, Surveys
Subject:
Galilei, galileo, 1564-1642
Subject:
History - 17th/18th Century
Subject:
Astronomy
Subject:
Science -- Philosophy -- History.
Subject:
History & Surveys - General
Subject:
Astronomy - General
Subject:
History & Surveys - 17th/18th Century
Subject:
Galilei, Galileo
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Philosophy-Surveys
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Philosophy Paperback
Publication Date:
20130131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
11 line diagrams 2 half-tones
Pages:
474
Dimensions:
8.92x5.94x1.16 in. 1.42 lbs.

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