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Galileo : a very short introduction

Author: Stillman Drake
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Series: A very short introduction, 44
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Biography   Computer File : 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
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei
Material Type: Biography, Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stillman Drake
OCLC Number: 839822675
Notes: Originally published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1980, in series: Past masters.
El. reprodukcija.
Description: 127 str. : ilustr. ; 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: A very short introduction, 44
Responsibility: Stillman Drake.
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