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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:   eBook : 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: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Drake, Stillman.
Galileo.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
(DLC) 2001269133
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stillman Drake
ISBN: 9780191540516 019154051X
OCLC Number: 726826747
Notes: Originally published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1980, in series: Past masters.
Description: 1 online resource (127 p.) : ill.
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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