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Galileo : a very short introduction

Author: Stillman Drake
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
Series: Very short introductions, 44
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a startling reinterpretation of the evidence, Stillman Drake advances the hypothesis that Galileo's trial and condemnation by the Inquisition was caused not by his defiance of the Church, but by  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Galileo Galilei
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stillman Drake
ISBN: 0192854569 9780192854568
OCLC Number: 464657274
Notes: Originally published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1980, in series: Past masters
Description: 127 s. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Contents: List of illustrations ; Introduction ; 1. The background ; 2. Galileo's early years ; 3. Conflicts with philosophers ; 4. Conflicts with astronomers and theologians ; 5. The Dialogue and the Inquisition ; 6. The final years ; Reading list ; Index
Series Title: Very short introductions, 44
Responsibility: Stillman Drake
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