The Earth Moves: Galileo and the Roman Inquisition

The Earth Moves: Galileo and the Roman Inquisition

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by Dan Hofstadter
     
 

A cogent portrayal of a turning point in the evolution of the freedom of thought and the beginnings of modern science.See more details below

Overview

A cogent portrayal of a turning point in the evolution of the freedom of thought and the beginnings of modern science.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393066500
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
05/26/2009
Series:
Great Discoveries Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Author's Note 11

Prologue: The Summons 17

1 Galileo Galilei and Maffeo Barberini 27

2 The Telescope; or, Seeing 53

3 The Trial; or, Not Seeing 134

Epilogue: Invidia 198

Notes 212

Selected Bibliography 226

Illustration Credits 232

Index 233

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