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Galilei, Galileo 1564-1642

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Works: 4,361 works in 9,235 publications in 9 languages and 165,581 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Manuscripts  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources 
Subject Headings: Astronomers  Physicists  Scientists 
Roles: Honoree, Dedicatee, Creator, Other, Editor, Inscriber, Attributed name, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: QB36.G2, 520
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Publications about Galileo Galilei
Publications by Galileo Galilei
Publications by Galileo Galilei, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Galileo Galilei
 
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Most widely held works by Galileo Galilei
Dialogues concerning two new sciences by Galileo Galilei( Book )
105 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,928 libraries worldwide
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Dialogue concerning the two chief world systems, Ptolemaic & Copernican by Galileo Galilei( Book )
65 editions published between 1914 and 2013 in English and held by 2,177 libraries worldwide
Galileo's outstanding scientific work supporting the new Copernican conception of the universe (which led to the famous trial). In the form of a conversation among characters named Salviati, Sagredo, & Simplicio
Galileo on the world systems a new abridged translation and guide by Galileo Galilei( file )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 1,848 libraries worldwide
Galileo's 1632 book, Dialogue on the Two Chief World Systems, Ptolemaic and Copernican, comes alive for twentieth-century readers thanks to Maurice Finocchiaro's brilliant new translation and presentation. Condemned by the Inquisition for its heretical proposition that the earth revolves around the sun, Galileo's masterpiece takes the form of a debate, divided into four "days," among three highly articulate gentlemen. Finocchiaro sets the stage with his introduction, which not only provides the human and historical framework for the Dialogue but also admits the reader gracefully into the basic non-Copernican understanding of the universe that would have been shared by Galileo's original audience. The translation of the Dialogue is abridged in order to highlight its essential content, and Finocchiaro gives titles to the various parts of the debate as a guide to the principal topics. By explicating his own critical reading of this text that is itself an exercise in critical reasoning on a gripping real-life controversy, he illuminates those universal, perennial activities of the human mind that make Galileo's book a living document. This is a concrete, hands-on introduction to critical thinking. The translation has been made from the Italian text provided in volume 7 of the Critical National Edition of Galileo's complete works edited by Antonio Favaro. The translator has also consulted the 1632 edition, as well as the other previous English translations, including California's 1967 version. Galileo on the World Systems is a remarkably nuanced interpretation of a classic work and will give readers the tools to understand and evaluate for themselves one of the most influential scientific books in Western civilization
Discoveries and opinions of Galileo by Galileo Galilei( Book )
11 editions published between 1957 and 1973 in English and held by 1,196 libraries worldwide
Contains the English translations of four writings by Galileo that state his theories on major aspects of science and experimentation
Two new sciences : including centers of gravity & force of percussion by Galileo Galilei( Book )
19 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in English and held by 901 libraries worldwide
Dialogue on the great world systems : in the Salusbury translation by Galileo Galilei( Book )
18 editions published between 1953 and 1964 in English and held by 821 libraries worldwide
On motion, and On mechanics; comprising De motu (ca. 1590) by Galileo Galilei( Book )
3 editions published between 1960 and 1980 in English and held by 673 libraries worldwide
Sidereus nuncius magna longeque admirabilia spectacula pandens, suspiciendáque proponens unicuique, præsertim verò philosophis, atque astronomis by Galileo Galilei( Book )
118 editions published between 1610 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 609 libraries worldwide
Includes complete text of the 1610 Venice edition of Galileo's Sidereus nuncius from the copy in the Warnock Library with the English translation by Albert Van Helden
Sidereus nuncius, or, The Sidereal messenger by Galileo Galilei( Book )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 572 libraries worldwide
Galileo's early notebooks : the physical questions : a translation from the Latin, with historical and paleographical commentary by Galileo Galilei( Book )
10 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 463 libraries worldwide
Operations of the geometric and military compass, 1606 by Galileo Galilei( Book )
8 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
The physical treatises of Pascal: the equilibrium of liquids and the weight of the mass of the air by Blaise Pascal( Book )
9 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 416 libraries worldwide
Discourse on bodies in water by Galileo Galilei( Book )
17 editions published between 1960 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 379 libraries worldwide
On sunspots by Galileo Galilei( Book )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
"A history of the controversy over sunspots with translations of the letters contained in Galileo's Istoria e dimostrazioni intorno alle macchie solari e loro accidenti. The material that was added during the printing of the Istoria, the dedication, preface, laudatory poems, and the note from the printer to introduce Scheiner's tracts, have been added in an appendix"--
Opere by Galileo Galilei( Book )
15 editions published between 1953 and 2006 in Italian and Spanish and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Galileo's logical treatises : a translation, with notes and commentary, of his appropriated Latin questions on Aristotle's Posterior analytics by Galileo Galilei( Book )
9 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
Hard as it is to believe, what is possibly Galileo's most important Latin manuscript was not transcribed for the National Edition of his works and so has remained hidden from scholars for centuries. In this volume William A. Wallace translates the logical treatises contained in that manuscript and makes them intelligible to the modern reader. He prefaces his translation with a lengthy introduction describing the contents of the manuscript, the sources from which it derives, its dating, and how it relates to Galileo's other Pisan writings. The translation is accompanied by extensive notes and commentary; these explain the text and tie it to the fuller exposition of Galileo's logical methodology in the author's companion volume, Galileo's Logic of Discovery and Proof. The result is a research tool that is indispensable for anyone intent on understanding Galileo's logic as described in that volume and the documentary evidence on which it is based
Discoveries and opinions of Galileo : including The starry messenger (1610), Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina (1615), and excerpts from Letters on sunspots (1613), The assayer (1623) by Galileo Galilei( Book )
11 editions published between 1957 and 1990 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Directing his polemics against the pedantry of his time, Galileo, as his own popularizer, addressed his writings to contemporary laymen. His support of Copernican cosmology, against the Church's strong opposition, his development of a telescope, and his unorthodox opinions as a philosopher of science were the central concerns of his career and the subjects of four of his most important writings. Drake's introductory essay place them in their biographical and historical context
Dialogo di Galileo Galilei Linceo matematico sopraordinario dello studio di Pisa. E filosofo, e matematico primario del serenissimo gr. duca di Toscana. Doue ne i congressi di quattro giornate si discorre sopra i due massimi sistemi del mondo tolemaico, e copernicano; : proponendo indeterminatamente le ragioni filosofiche, e naturali tanto per l'vna, quanto per l'altra parte by Galileo Galilei( Book )
27 editions published between 1632 and 1999 in Italian and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Galileo's outstanding scientific work supporting the new Copernican conception of the universe (which led to the famous trial). In the form of a conversation among characters named Salviati, Sagredo, & Simplicio
Le opere di Galileo Galilei by Galileo Galilei( Book )
79 editions published between 1718 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Discorsi e dimostrazioni matematiche intorno à due nuoue scienze attenenti alla mecanica i movimenti locali by Galileo Galilei( Book )
36 editions published between 1638 and 2011 in Italian and Latin and held by 244 libraries worldwide
The two new sciences named in the title are the strength of materials and the motion of objects
 
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Alternative Names
Apelles 1564-1642
Cecco di Ronchiti
Chia-li-lai, Chʻieh-li-lüeh
Chia-li-lai, Chʻieh-li-lüeh, 1564-1642
Chʻieh-li-lüeh
Chʻieh-li-lüeh, 1564-1642
Galilaei, Galilaeus, 1564-1642
Galilaei, Galileo 1564-1642
Galilaeis, Galilaei de, 1564-1642
Galilaeus, ... 1564-1642
Galilaeus, Gal. 1564-1642
Galilaeus, Galilaeus 1564-1642
Galilaeus, Galileo 1564-1642
Galilaeus, Galileus 1564-1642
Galilée
Galilée, 1564-1642
Galilée, astronome
Galilee (Galileo)
Galilee, Galileo 1564-1642
Galilei, G.
Galilei, G. 1564-1642
Galilei, G. (Galileo), 1564-1642
Galilei, Galileo
Galilei, Galileu
Galilei, Galileu, 1564-1642
Galilei, Galileus 1564-1642
Galileio, Galileus 1564-1642
Galilej, Galileo.
Galilej, Galileo 1564-1642
Galilejs, Galileo, 1564-1642
Galileo.
Galileo, 1564-1642
Galileo Galilei
Galileo, Galilei, 1564-1642
Galileo, Galileo 1564-1642
Galileu
Galileu, 1564-1642
Galileu Galilei
Galileus 1564-1642
Galileus Galileius 1564-1642
Galileus, Galileus 1564-1642
Galileusz.
Galileusz, Galileo Galilei.
Gallilaeus, Gallilaeus 1564-1642
Jialilüe
Jialilüe, 1564-1642
Mauri, Alimberto
Mauri, Alimberto, 1564-1642
Mauri, Alimberto 1564-1642 Pseudonym
Ronchiti, Cecco di
Ronchitti, Cecco di, 1564-1642
Ronchitti, Cecco di 1564-1642 Pseudonym
γalilei 1564-1642
Галилей, Галилео, 1564-1642
גלילאו גלילי
גלילי, גלילאו
גלילי, גלילאו, 1564-1642
גליליי, ג.
גליליי, ג., 1564־1642
גליליי, גלילאו
גליליי, גלילאו, 1564-1642
جاليلي، جاليليو، 1564-1642
غاليليو، 1564-1642
ガリレイ, ガリレオ
伽利略
伽利略, 1564-1642
Languages
English (505)
Italian (179)
Latin (65)
French (11)
German (3)
Spanish (3)
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