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Essays on Galileo and the history and philosophy of science

Author: Stillman Drake; N M Swerdlow; Trevor Harvey Levere
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1999.
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This 3 volume collection includes 80 of the 130 papers published by Drake, most on Galileo but some on medieval and early modern science in general (principally mechanics). An essential supplement to  Read more...

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Essays
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Drake, Stillman.
Essays on Galileo and the history and philosophy of science.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)624156708
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stillman Drake; N M Swerdlow; Trevor Harvey Levere
ISBN: 0802006264 9780802006264 0802075851 9780802075857 0802043437 9780802043436 0802081649 9780802081643 0802043445 9780802043443 0802081657 9780802081650
OCLC Number: 44313621
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: Drake's Speech on Receiving the International Galileo Prize for History of Italian Science --
Galileo: Biographical and General --
Galileo: A Biographical Sketch --
The Scientific Personality of Galileo --
Galileo's Explorations in Science --
Galileo's Language: Mathematics and Poetry in a New Science --
Mathematics, Astronomy, and Physics in the Work of Galileo --
Measurement in Galileo's Science --
Exact Sciences, Primitive Instruments, and Galileo --
The Accademia dei Lincei --
On the Conflicting Documents of Galileo's Trial --
Galileo and the Church --
Galileo: Bibliographical and Textual Studies --
Galileo Gleanings XXI: On the Probable Order of Galileo's Notes on Motion --
Dating Unpublished Notes Such As Galileo's on Motion --
Galileo Gleanings XXIV: The Evolution of De motu --
Galileo's Pre-Paduan Writings: Years, Sources, Motivations --
Galileo in English Literature of the Seventeenth Century --
Galileo: Scientific Method and Philosophy of Science --
Galileo and the Career of Philosophy --
Ptolemy, Galileo, and Scientific Method --
Galileo's Procedures, and Metaphysics --
Theory and Practice in Early Modern Physics --
Galileo: Astronomy --
Copernicanism in Bruno, Kepler, and Galileo --
Kepler and Galileo --
Galileo's Steps to Full Copernicanism, and Back --
Galileo's "Platonic" Cosmogony and Kepler's Prodromus --
Galileo's First Telescopic Observations --
Galileo, Kepler, and Phases of Venus --
Galileo and Satellite Prediction --
Galileo's Sighting of Neptune (with Charles T. Kowal).
Responsibility: Stillman Drake ; selected and introduced by N.M. Swerdlow and T.H. Levere.
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