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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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Drake, Stillman.
Essays on Galileo and the history and philosophy of science.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, c1999
(OCoLC)624156708
Named Person: 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 v. : ill. ; 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Dating Unpublished Notes Such As Galileo's on Motion --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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