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The essential Galileo

Author: Galileo Galilei; Maurice A Finocchiaro
Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana : Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., [2008] ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a collection of Galileo's most important writings, covering his entire career. Here the relevant concept of importance centers on their historical impact, and the history in question includes not only Galileo's life and the 17th century, but also the historical aftermath up to our own day.
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Genre/Form: Early works
History
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642.
Essential Galileo.
Indianapolis, Ind. : Hackett Pub. Co., ©2008
(OCoLC)810311581
(DLC) 2008018659
(OCoLC)226308166
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Galileo Galilei; Maurice A Finocchiaro
ISBN: 9781603840507 1603840508
OCLC Number: 985286118
Notes: Translated from the Italian.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 380 pages ): illustrations.
Contents: The sidereal messenger (1610) --
From Discourse on bodies in water (1612) --
From History and demonstrations concerning sunspots (1613) --
Letters on Copernicanism and scripture (1613-15) --
Reply to Cardinal Bellarmine (1615) --
From the earlier trial-documents (1615-16) --
From The assayer (1623) --
From Dialogue on the two chief world systems (1632) --
From the later trial-documents (1632-33) --
From Two new sciences (1638).
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Galileo Galilei ; edited and translated by Maurice A. Finocchiaro.

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This is a collection of Galileo's most important writings, covering his entire career. Here the relevant concept of importance centers on their historical impact, and the history in question includes not only Galileo's life and the 17th century, but also the historical aftermath up to our own day.

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