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Blackwell, Richard J. 1929-

Overview
Works: 26 works in 183 publications in 3 languages and 7,962 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Bibliography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Trials, litigation, etc  Software  Concordances 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Honoree
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Most widely held works about Richard J Blackwell
 
Most widely held works by Richard J Blackwell
Galileo, Bellarmine, and the Bible : including a translation of Foscarini's Letter on the motion of the earth by Richard J Blackwell( Book )

14 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Concept of matter in modern philosophy by Ernan McMullin( Book )

11 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commentary on Aristotle's Physics by Thomas( Book )

27 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This translation is based on the Leonine edition of St. Thomas, which is the best available text. In writing his Commentary St. Thomas obviously used a Latin translation of Aristotle's Physics. This text has not been identified. The Latin version of the Physics which is usually printed together with St. Thomas' Commentary is a later Renaissance translation. We have not deemed it advisable to include in this volume an English translation of this Renaissance Latin version of the Physics since St. Thomas clearly did not use this text. However, all of the Commentary, including the valuable introductory division of the text, has been translated
Discovery in the physical sciences by Richard J Blackwell( Book )

13 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behind the scenes at Galileo's trial : including the first English translation of Melchior Inchofer's Tractatus syllepticus by Richard J Blackwell( Book )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Blackwell's new contribution to "the Galileo affair" concerns the official theological position against Galileo. The centerpiece of his project is the treatise entitled Tractatus syllepticus, written by Melchior Inchofer, S.J., whose judgment of the orthodoxy of Galileo's Dialogue had been requested earlier by the Holy Office and was then incorporated into the proceedings of the trial. At the time, Inchofer's judgment against Galileo's book was both detailed and harsh. That judgment formed the basis for Inchofer's subsequent Tractatus, the first English translation of which is included in this volume. Inchofer's text provides a new and fascinating way of looking at the defense of the guilty verdict. Blackwell's analysis of this material greatly enriches our knowledge of Galileo and his trial."--Jacket
A defense of Galileo, the mathematician from Florence : which is an inquiry as to whether the philosophical view advocated by Galileo is in agreement with, or is opposed to, the Sacred Scriptures by Tommaso Campanella( Book )

8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in 1616 while Campanella was imprisoned by the Inquisition, the Apologia pro Galileo was banned in Rome at the time of its publication in 1622, therefore having little influence on the outcome of the Galileo case. However, then as now it stands as an important document calling for intellectual freedom as related to the Galileo case in particular, and as a plea for freedom of thought in general. Readers will appreciate the accuracy and readability of this translation, as well as Blackwell's extended introduction that provides ample background information relating Campanella and his Apologia to the Galileo affair. In addition, extensive notes identifying Campanella's use of sources and the persons he mentions in the Apologia are included
Cause, principle, and unity by Giordano Bruno( Book )

30 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giordano Bruno's notorious public death in 1600, at the hands of the Inquisition in Rome, marked the transition from Renaissance philosophy to the Scientific Revolution of the seventeenth century. In his philosophical works he addressed such delicate issues as the role of Christ as mediator and the distinction, in human beings, between soul and matter. This volume presents new translations of Cause, Principle and Unity, in which he challenges Aristotelian accounts of causality and spells out the implications of Copernicanism for a new theory of an infinite universe, and of two essays on magic, On Magic and A General Account of Bonding, in which he interprets earlier theories about magical events in the light of the unusual powers of natural phenomena. -- Back cover
A bibliography of the philosophy of science, 1945-1981 by Richard J Blackwell( Book )

13 editions published in 1983 in English and Spanish and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science, religion and authority : lessons from the Galileo affair by Richard J Blackwell( Book )

16 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christiaan Huygens' the pendulum clock, or, Geometrical demonstrations concerning the motion of pendula as applied to clocks by Christiaan Huygens( Book )

6 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected Works of St. Thomas Aquinas by Thomas( )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La base de données comprend une introduction écrite par Ralph McInerny
Epistemologie dell'invenzione( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pendulum clock, or, Geometrical demonstrations concerning the motion of pendula as applied to clocks by Christiaan Huygens( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piaget's conception of evolution : beyond Darwin and Lamarck by John G Messerly( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophy and modern science : papers presented in honor of Richard J. Blackwell( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christiaan Huygens' The Motion of colliding bodies by Richard J Blackwell( )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[In VIII libros Physicorum Aristotelis.] Commentary on Aristotle's Physics ... Translated by Richard J. Blackwell, Richard J. Spath and W. Edmund Thirlkel, etc by Thomas( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commentary on Aristotle's Physics by Thomas( )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Computer version of an English translation of Aquinas' commentary on Aristotle's Physics, with Folio VIEWS text management program for PCs
Giordano Bruno: "Cause, Principle and Unity" and essays on magic by Giordano Bruno( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giordano Bruno's notorious public death in 1600, at the hands of the Inquisition in Rome, marked the transition from Renaissance philosophy to the Scientific Revolution of the seventeenth century. In his philosophical works he addressed such delicate issues as the role of Christ as mediator and the distinction, in human beings, between soul and matter. This volume presents new translations of Cause, Principle and Unity, in which he challenges Aristotelian accounts of causality and spells out the implications of Copernicanism for a new theory of an infinite universe, and of two essays on magic, On Magic and A General Account of Bonding, in which he interprets earlier theories about magical events in the light of the unusual powers of natural phenomena
The analysis of gravity data over Lake Superior type iron formations by Richard J Blackwell( )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Galileo, Bellarmine, and the Bible : including a translation of Foscarini's Letter on the motion of the earth
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English (171)

Italian (3)

Spanish (1)

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Commentary on Aristotle's PhysicsBehind the scenes at Galileo's trial : including the first English translation of Melchior Inchofer's Tractatus syllepticusCause, principle, and unityA bibliography of the philosophy of science, 1945-1981Science, religion and authority : lessons from the Galileo affairPiaget's conception of evolution : beyond Darwin and LamarckGiordano Bruno: "Cause, Principle and Unity" and essays on magic