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The achievement of Galileo

Author: Galileo Galilei; James D Brophy; Henry Paolucci
Publisher: New York : Twayne Publishers, 1962.
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Genre/Form: Early works to 1800
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Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642.
Achievement of Galileo.
New York, Twayne Publishers [1962]
(OCoLC)609566631
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Galileo Galilei; James D Brophy; Henry Paolucci
OCLC Number: 530430
Notes: "Selection of writings and documents by and about Galileo."
Description: 256 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction: Twentieth-century questions / by Henry Paolucci --
Chap. 1. Discovery and the burden of the past. Galileo, from the Starry Messenger / (translated by Stillman Drake) --
Galileo, from The Assayer / (translated by Henry Paolucci) --
Galileo, from the Dialogue on the Great World Systems / (the Salusbury translation revised by Giorgio de Santillana) --
Chap. 2. The Copernican controversy. Cardinal Bellarmine, letter to Foscarini / (translated by Stillman Drake) --
Galileo, notes in response to Cardinal Bellarmine's letter / (translated by Stillman Drake) --
Thomas Campanella, from The Defense of Galileo / (translated by Grant McColley) --
Galileo, from the Dialogue on the Great World Systems / (the Salusbury translation revised by Giorgio de Santillana) --
Galileo, recantation / (from The Crime of Galileo, by Giorgio de Santillana) --
Chap. 3. Two new sciences. Galileo, from the Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences / (translated by Henry Crew and Alfonso de Salvio) --
Chap. 4. The judgment of posterity. Paolo Frisi, "Galileo" from the Encyclopedia of Diderot and d'Alembert / (translated by James Brophy) --
Thomas Henri Martin, from Galileo / (translated by James Brophy) --
Andrew Dickson White, from A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom --
Albert Einstein, "Foreword" / (translated by Sonja Bargmann) --
Morris R. Cohen, from Studies in Philosophy and Science --
Philipp Frank, from Modern Science and Its Philosophy --
Pierre Duhem, from To Save the Phenomena / (translated by Anne Paolucci) --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: edited with notes by James Brophy and Henry Paolucci ; with an introduction by Henry Paolucci.

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