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Retrying Galileo, 1633-1992

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Astronomy, Space & Time,
  • Biography: general,
  • History of science,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • Italy,
  • Galilei, Galileo,,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Philosophy,
  • Astronomy - General,
  • History,
  • History / General,
  • General,
  • 1564-1642,
  • 17th century,
  • Religion and science,
  • Trials, litigation, etc

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages497
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7711944M
ISBN 100520242610
ISBN 109780520242616

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  “Retrying Galileo tells the less well-known half of the Galileo affair: its long and complex history after Finocchiaro has performed an invaluable service in writing a book that explores how the trial and condemnation of Galileo has been received, debated, and reinterpreted for over three and a . Read this book on Questia. Retrying Galileo, by Maurice A. Finocchiaro, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Retrying Galileo, (). Retrying Galileo, [Maurice A Finocchiaro] -- "In , at the end of one of the most famous trials in history, the Inquisition condemned Galileo for contending that the Earth moves and that the Bible is not a scientific authority. Finocchiaro’s Retrying Galileo, along with Ernan McMullin’s The Church and Galileo, are the sine qua non foundation for continuing reinterpretations of the Galileo Affair. Read book details: Retrying Galileo ; Back to introductory essays.