Galileo: For Copernicanism and for the Church / Edition 2

Galileo: For Copernicanism and for the Church / Edition 2

by Annibale Fantoli
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0268010323

ISBN-13: 9780268010324

Pub. Date: 09/28/1994

Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press

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ISBN-13:
9780268010324
Publisher:
University of Notre Dame Press
Publication date:
09/28/1994
Series:
Studi Galileiani Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
567
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.46(h) x 1.47(d)

Table of Contents

PRESENTATION XI(4)
PREFACE XV(3)
FOREWORD TO THE ENGLISH EDITION XVIII
EDITORIAL NOTE 1(1)
INTRODUCTION: FROM THE TRADITIONAL WORLDVIEW TO THE THEORY OF COPERNICUS 1(46)
1. From Aristotelian Cosmology to the System of Ptolemy 1(11)
2. The Encounter with Christianity and the Medieval Synthesis 12(7)
3. The "Copernican Revolution" and the Reaction of the Theologians 19(9)
4. The Reaction of the Astronomers. The System of Tycho Brahe 28(6)
5. The World of Copernicus Expanded to the Infinite. Giordano Bruno 34(13)
CHAPTER 1: GALILEO ENTERS ON STAGE. FROM HIS BIRTH TO HIS YEARS IN PADUA
47(60)
1. Family Milieu and Early Education
47(3)
2. "Coversion" to Euclid and Archimedes
50(4)
3. Mathematics Teacher at Pisa. The Sources of his Teaching
54(4)
4. The Pisan De Motu and Galileo's First Orientation Towards Copernicus
58(5)
5. The Beginning of his Teaching Career at Padua
63(5)
6. The First Idea of a Possible :"Proof" of Copernicanism
68(6)
7. The Nova of 1604 and a New Attempt at a "Proof" of Copernicanism
74(8)
8. Private Teaching and Activities in Technical Matters
82(2)
9. Friends and Family Affairs
84(23)
CHAPTER 2: THE TELESCOPIC DISCOVERIES. THE BEGINNING AND GROWTH OF THE CONTROVERSIES
107(62)
1. The Making of the Telescope and the First Astronomical Discoveries
107(3)
2. The Sidereus Nuncius and the Plan to Return to Florence
110(4)
3. The Reactions to the Sidereus Nuncius and the Return to Florence
114(10)
4. The Beginning of the Controversies about Scripture. Galileo's Trip to Rome
124(11)
5. The Dispute about Floating Bodies. The "League" against Galileo is Born
135(3)
6. The Sunspots and the Beginning of the Controversy with Scheiner
138(31)
CHAPTER 3: EPILOGUE TO THE SCRIPTURAL CONTROVERSY. THE DE REVOLUTIONIBUS IS LISTED ON THE INDEX
169(102)
1. The Theologians Begin to Intervene in the Copernican Controversy
169(4)
2. The Letter to Castelli. The Reaction of the Dominicans in Florence
173(9)
3. Foscarini and Bellarmine on the Copernican Question
182(7)
4. Galileo's Response. The Letter to Christina of Lorraine
189(20)
5. The Dominican, Caccini, Accuses Galileo before the Holy Office
209(2)
6. Galileo Goes to Rome to Defend Copernicanism
211(4)
7. The Intervention of the Holy Office. The De Revolutionibus is Placed on the Index
215(12)
8. Rumors of an Abjuration by Galileo. Bellarmine's Testimony for Galileo Some Final Remarks
227(44)
CHAPTER 4: THE CONTROVERSY ABOUT COMETS AND THE ASSAYER. MAFFEO BARBERINI IS ELECTED POPE
271(48)
1. The Three Comets of 1618 and the Disputatio Astronomica of Grassi
271(5)
2. The Response of Galileo. The Discourse on the Comets
276(4)
3. Grassi's Response. The Libra Astronomica
280(3)
4. The Assayer is Born. Maffeo Barberini is Elected Pope
283(13)
5. A New Response of Grassi. The Ratio Ponderum Librae et Simbellae
296(23)
CHAPTER 5: THE RESUMPTION OF THE COPERNICAN PROGRAM. THE DIALOGUE IS PUBLISHED
319(70)
1. A New Trip of Galileo to Rome and Conversations with Urban VIII
319(4)
2. The Letter to Ingoli
323(4)
3. The Assayer denounced by a "Pious Person" to the Holy Office
327(1)
4. A Return to the Discourse on the Ebb and Flow of the Sea
328(2)
5. The Rosa Ursina of Scheiner and the Completion of the Dilogue
330(5)
6. Galileo in Rome. The Events Surrounding the Permission to Print the Dialogue
335(8)
7. The Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems
343(46)
CHAPTER 6: THE STORM BREAKS LOOSE. THE TRIAL AND CONDEMNATION OF GALILEO
389(98)
1. The Dialogue Arrives in Rome. The Reactions against it Begin
389(3)
2. Urban VIII Becomes Aware of the Contents of the Dialogue. The First Dispositions are Taken against the Book
392(5)
3. The Charges against the Dialogue are Specified
397(5)
4. The Discovery of the Injunction of Segizzi to Galileo and the Answer of the Commission Appointed to Examine the dialogue
402(2)
5. Galileo is Summoned to Rome by the Holy Office
404(15)
6. Beginning of the Trial and Galileo's Defense
419(7)
7. The Extra-Judicial Attempt by the Commissary Maculano
426(10)
8. The Condemnation and Abjuration of Galileo
436(10)
9. Some final Considerations on the Condemnation of Galileo
446(41)
CHAPTER 7: THE "GALILEO AFFAIR" FROM THE TRIAL'S END UNTIL TODAY
487(46)
1. Galileo Returns to Florence. The Two New Sciences are Published in Holland
487(2)
2. Galileo's Last Years and his Death. The Plan for a Mausoleum in his Honor is Put Aside
489(4)
3. The Mausoleum is Finally Built. The Holy Office Allows a Conditional Reprinting of the Dialogue
493(3)
4. The Decree of 1616 is Omitted in the New Edition of the Index of Forbidden Books. The Settele Case
496(3)
5. The Galilean Dispute in the XIX Century and the "Opening" of the Vatican Archives to Scholars
499(4)
6. The Galileo of Pio Paschini and Vatican Council II
503(4)
7. John Paul II and the Frank Recognition of the Errors of the Past
507(26)
BIBLIOGRAPHY 533(20)
INDEX OF NAMES 553

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