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Behind the scenes at Galileo's trial : including the first English translation of Melchior Inchofer's Tractatus syllepticus

Author: Richard J Blackwell; Melchior Inchofer
Publisher: Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Galileo's trial for heresy in 1633 before the Roman Inquisition is one of the most frequently mentioned topics in the history of science. This book focuses on the church's official theological  Read more...

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Blackwell, Richard J., 1929-
Behind the scenes at Galileo's trial.
Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, 2008
(OCoLC)263428253
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Melchior Inchofer; Galileo Galilei
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard J Blackwell; Melchior Inchofer
ISBN: 9780268075699 0268075697
OCLC Number: 905462199
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface; Note to the Reader; The Legal Case at Galileo's Trial; Melchior Inchofer's Role in the Galileo Affair; The Scriptural Case against Copernicanism in 1633; Christopher Scheiner's Dilemma; Fallibilism and Religion; A Summary Treatise Concerning the Motion or Rest of the Earth and the Sun, in which it is briefly shown what is, and what is not, to be held as certain according to the teachings of the Sacred Scriptures and the Holy Fathers; Jesuit Rules on Theology and Philosophy; Christopher Scheiner's Prodromus pro sole mobile (1633, pub. 1651); Notes; Bibliography.
Responsibility: Richard J. Blackwell.

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