Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, Ptolemaic and Copernican, Second Revised edition / Edition 2

Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, Ptolemaic and Copernican, Second Revised edition / Edition 2

by Galileo Galilei, Stillman (Translator) Drake
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520004507

ISBN-13: 9780520004504

Pub. Date: 08/01/1962

Publisher: University of California Press


This 1967 edition of the Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is a revision of a 1953 edition. It includes a foreword by Albert Einstein, which is presented in en face German and English versions.

The translation itself is based on the definitive National Edition prepared under the direction of Antonio Favaro and published at Florence in 1897. The

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This 1967 edition of the Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is a revision of a 1953 edition. It includes a foreword by Albert Einstein, which is presented in en face German and English versions.

The translation itself is based on the definitive National Edition prepared under the direction of Antonio Favaro and published at Florence in 1897. The material specifically added to the text by Galileo himself after publication of the first edition (1632) has been included as well. In addition, the margins of the book include translations of Galileo's own postils (running notes), placed as nearly as possible beside their textual references.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520004504
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
08/01/1962
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
495
Sales rank:
799,209
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)

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