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The Routledge Guidebook to Galileo

The Routledge Guidebook to Galileo's Dialogue

The Routledge Guidebook to Galileo's Dialogue( )
Author: Finocchiaro, Maurice A.
Series title:The Routledge Guides to the Great Bks.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $32.95
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 The publication in 1632 of Galileo's Dialogue on the Two Chief World Systems, Ptolemaic and Copernicanmarked a crucial moment in the 'scientific revolution' and helped Galileo become the 'father of modern science'. The Dialoguecontains Galileo's mature synthesis of astronomy, physics, and methodology, and a critical confirmation of Copernicus's hypothesis of the earth's motion. However, the book also led Galileo to stand trial with the Inquisition, in what became...
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Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.25 x 7.75 Inches
Book Weight:0.95 Pounds

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