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Author: Galileo Galilei; William R Shea; Mark Davie
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This generous selection from Galileo's writings contains all the essential texts. Newly translated by Mark Davie and William R. Shea, the contents include full representation from his scientific  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Galileo Galilei; William R Shea; Mark Davie
ISBN: 9780199583690 0199583692
OCLC Number: 757147113
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Description: xxxvii, 431 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: A sidereal message --
Letters on the sunspots. First letter ; From the Third letter --
Science and religion. Letter to Don Benedetto Castelli ; Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina ; Letter from Cardinal Bellarmine to Paolo Antonio Foscarini ; Observations on the Copernican Theory --
From The assayer --
Dialogue on the two chief world systems. First day ; From the Second day ; From the Third day ; Fourth day --
The trial --
Two new sciences. From the First day --
From the Third day.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Galileo Galilei ; translated by William R. Shea and Mark Davie ; with an introduction and notes by William R. Shea.
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includes substantial explanatory notes and a useful introduction, but what really brings it alive is the readable modern language of the translations ... it makes [Galileo's] ideas accessible ... and Read more...

 
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