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Galileo Galilei : a biography and inquiry into his philosophy of science

Author: Ludovico Geymonat; Giorgio De Santillana; Stillman Drake
Publisher: New York ; Toronto ; London : McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1965.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st English language edView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Geymonat, Ludovico.
Galileo Galilei.
New York, McGraw-Hill [1965]
(OCoLC)651811937
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ludovico Geymonat; Giorgio De Santillana; Stillman Drake
OCLC Number: 530327
Description: xii, 260 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Galileo's youth --
Paduan period --
The first fortunate astronomical observations --
The ambitious program --
The first discomfiture --
The years of silence --
The Copernican manifesto --
The collapse of the Galilean program --
The return to pure science --
The serene conclusion of an embattled life --
Appendix A: The Galileo-Bellarmine meeting : a historical speculation / by Stillman Drake --
Appendix B: Reply to Stillman Drake / by Giorgio de Santillana.
Other Titles: Galileo Galilei.
Responsibility: Ludovico Geymonat ; foreword by Giorgio de Santillana ; text translated from the Italian with additional notes and appendix by Stillman Drake.

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