skip to content
The Essential Galileo. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Essential Galileo.

Author: Galileo Galilei; Maurice A Finocchiaro
Publisher: Indianapolis : Hackett Pub. Co., 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Spanning Galileo's entire career, this new collection presents an annotated translation of Galileo's most important writings as judged by their historical impact from the seventeenth century to the present. It thus presents not only those writings that bear most closely on key developments in physics, astronomy, epistemology, and scientific methodology, but those most relevant to general culture as well, including  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Early works
History
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Galileo Galilei; Maurice A Finocchiaro
ISBN: 9781603840507 1603840508
OCLC Number: 437229089
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (392 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction: Galileo's Legacy, Life, and Works; Chronology of Galileo's Career and Aftermath; Glossary of Terms and Names; Annotated Bibliography and Cited Works; Chapter 1: The Sideral Messenger (1610); Chapter 2: From Discourse on Bodies in Water (1612); Chapter 3: From History and Demonstrations Concerning Sunspots (1613); Chapter 4: Letters on Copernicanism and Scripture (1613-15); Chapter 5: Reply to Cardinal Bellarmine (1615); Chapter 6: From the Earlier Trial-Documents (1615-16). Chapter 7: From The Assayer (1623)Chapter 8: From Dialogue on the Two Chief World Systems (1632); Chapter 9: From the Later Trial-Documents (1632-33); Chapter 10: From Two New Sciences (1638); Index.

Abstract:

Spanning Galileo's career, this title presents an annotated translation of Galileo's important writings as judged by their historical impact from the 17th century to the present. It provides those  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Finocchiaro's new and revised translations have done what the Inquisition could not: they have captured an exceptional range of Galileo's career while also letting him speak--in clear English. No Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/437229089> # The Essential Galileo.
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   bgn:translationOfWork <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/437229089#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> ;
   library:oclcnum "437229089" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/inu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197911396#Place/indianapolis> ; # Indianapolis
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197911396#Event/geschichte_1610_1638> ; # Geschichte 1610-1638
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1108895> ; # Scientists
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1108176> ; # Science
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197911396#Topic/scientists_italy> ; # Scientists--Italy
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197911396#Topic/astronomy> ; # Astronomy
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197911396#Topic/science> ; # Science
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197911396#Topic/galilei_galileo_1564_1642> ; # Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/2470550> ; # Galileo Galilei
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197911396#Topic/science_reference> ; # SCIENCE--Reference
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197911396#Person/galilei_galileo_1564_1642> ; # Galileo Galilei
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204565> ; # Italy.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197911396#Topic/naturwissenschaften> ; # Naturwissenschaften
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197911396#Topic/science_essays> ; # SCIENCE--Essays
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/819673> ; # Astronomy
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85118570> ; # Science--History
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/500/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197911396#Person/galilei_galileo> ; # Galileo Galilei
   schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197911396#Person/finocchiaro_maurice_a> ; # Maurice A. Finocchiaro
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/2470550> ; # Galileo Galilei
   schema:datePublished "2008" ;
   schema:description "Spanning Galileo's entire career, this new collection presents an annotated translation of Galileo's most important writings as judged by their historical impact from the seventeenth century to the present. It thus presents not only those writings that bear most closely on key developments in physics, astronomy, epistemology, and scientific methodology, but those most relevant to general culture as well, including writings on the relationship between science and religion."@en ;
   schema:description "Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction: Galileo's Legacy, Life, and Works; Chronology of Galileo's Career and Aftermath; Glossary of Terms and Names; Annotated Bibliography and Cited Works; Chapter 1: The Sideral Messenger (1610); Chapter 2: From Discourse on Bodies in Water (1612); Chapter 3: From History and Demonstrations Concerning Sunspots (1613); Chapter 4: Letters on Copernicanism and Scripture (1613-15); Chapter 5: Reply to Cardinal Bellarmine (1615); Chapter 6: From the Earlier Trial-Documents (1615-16)."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/197911396> ;
   schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:genre "Early works"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197911396#CreativeWork/> ;
   schema:name "The Essential Galileo."@en ;
   schema:productID "437229089" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/437229089#PublicationEvent/indianapolis_hackett_pub_co_2008> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197911396#Agent/hackett_pub_co> ; # Hackett Pub. Co.
   schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10830144> ;
   schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ucm/detail.action?docID=363019> ;
   schema:url <http://catalog.hathitrust.org/api/volumes/oclc/226308166.html> ;
   schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=687999> ;
   schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=363019> ;
   schema:url <http://books.google.com/books?id=pTHhAAAAMAAJ> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781603840507> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/437229089> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197911396#Agent/hackett_pub_co> # Hackett Pub. Co.
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Hackett Pub. Co." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197911396#Event/geschichte_1610_1638> # Geschichte 1610-1638
    a schema:Event ;
   schema:name "Geschichte 1610-1638" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197911396#Person/finocchiaro_maurice_a> # Maurice A. Finocchiaro
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Finocchiaro" ;
   schema:givenName "Maurice A." ;
   schema:name "Maurice A. Finocchiaro" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197911396#Person/galilei_galileo> # Galileo Galilei
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Galilei" ;
   schema:givenName "Galileo" ;
   schema:name "Galileo Galilei" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197911396#Person/galilei_galileo_1564_1642> # Galileo Galilei
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1564" ;
   schema:deathDate "1642" ;
   schema:familyName "Galilei" ;
   schema:givenName "Galileo" ;
   schema:name "Galileo Galilei" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197911396#Topic/galilei_galileo_1564_1642> # Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197911396#Topic/naturwissenschaften> # Naturwissenschaften
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Naturwissenschaften"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197911396#Topic/science_reference> # SCIENCE--Reference
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "SCIENCE--Reference"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85118570> # Science--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Science--History"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1108176> # Science
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Science"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1108895> # Scientists
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Scientists"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204565> # Italy.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Italy." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/819673> # Astronomy
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Astronomy"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/2470550> # Galileo Galilei
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1564" ;
   schema:deathDate "1642" ;
   schema:familyName "Galilei" ;
   schema:givenName "Galileo" ;
   schema:name "Galileo Galilei" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781603840507>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1603840508" ;
   schema:isbn "9781603840507" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.