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Selected Writings

Selected Writings

Author: Galileo
Series: Oxford World's Classics
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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 masterpieces, his contributions to the debate on science and religion, and key documents from his trial before the Inquisition in 1633.
Table of contents
INTRODUCTION; SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY; A CHRONOLOGY OF GALILEO; 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; EXPLANATORY NOTES; INDEX
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General Fields

  • : 9780199583690
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : January 2012
  • : 195mm X 128mm X 22mm
  • : April 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 480
  • : drawings and diagrams by Galileo
  • : Galileo
  • : Paperback