The Galileo Affair: A Documentary History / Edition 1

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by Maurice A. FinocchiaroMaurice A. Finocchiaro
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ISBN-13: 9780520066625
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 05/19/1989
Series: California Studies in the History of Science , #1
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 398
Sales rank: 902,027
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author


Maurice A. Finocchiaro is Professor of Philosophy and Barrick Distinguished Scholar at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas and author of Galileo and the Art of Reasoning, among other books.

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction

DOCUMENTS

I. Correspondence (1613-1615)
Castelli to Galileo (14 December 1613)
Galileo to Castelli (21 December 1613)
Galileo to Monsignor Dini (16 February 1615)
Monsignor Dini to Galileo (7 March 1615)
Galileo to Monsignor Dini (23 March 1615)
Cardinal Bellarmine to Foscarini (12 April 1615)

II. Galileo's Considerations on the Copernican
Opinion (1615)

III. Galileo's Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina
(1615)

IV. Galileo's Discourse on the Tides (1616)
V. The Earlier Inquisition Proceedings (1615 -1616)
Lorini's Complaint (7 February 1615)
Consultant's Report on the Letter to Castelli (1615)

VI Contents
Caccini's Deposition (20 March 1615)
Ximenes' Deposition (13 November 1615)
Attavanti's Deposition (14 November 1615)
Consultants' Report on Copernicanism
(24 February 1616)
Inquisition Minutes (25 February 1616)
Special Injunction (26 February 1616)
Inquisition Minutes (3 March 1616)
Decree of the Index (5 March 1616)
Galileo to the Tuscan Secretary of State
(6 March 1616)
Galileo to the Tuscan Secretary of State
(12 March 1616)
Cardinal Bellarmine's Certificate (26 May 1616)
VI. Galileo's Reply to Ingoli (1624)
VII. Miscellaneous Documents (1618-1633)
Galileo to Archduke Leopold of Austria
(23 May 1618)
Correction of Copernicus's On the Revolutions
(15 May 1620)
Anonymous Complaint About The Assayer
(1624 or 1625)
Guiducci to Galileo (18 April 1625)
Galileo to the Tuscan Secretary of State
(7 March 1631)
The Vatican Secretary to the Tuscan Ambassador
(25 April 1631)
Galileo to the Tuscan Secretary of State
(3 May 1631)
The Vatican Secretary to the Florentine Inquisitor
(24 May 1631)
The Florentine Inquisitor to the Vatican Secretary
(31 May 1631)
The Vatican Secretary to the Florentine Inquisitor
(19 July 1631)
The Tuscan Ambassador to Galileo (19 July 1631)
Preface to the Dialogue (1632)
Ending of the Dialogue (1632)
Special Commission Report on the Dialogue
(September 1632)
Cardinal Barberini to the Florentine Nuncio
(25 September 1632)
Galileo to Diodati (15 January 1633)

VIII. Diplomatic Correspondence (1632-1633)

IX. The Later Inquisition Proceedings (1633)
Galileo's First Deposition (12 April 1633)
Oreggi's Report on the Dialogue (17 April 1633)
Inchofer's Report on the Dialogue (17 April 1633)
Pasqualigo's Report on the Dialogue
(17 April 1633)
Commissary General to Cardinal Barberini
(28 April 1633)
Galileo's Second Deposition (30 April1633)
Galileo's Third Deposition (10 May 1633)
Galileo's Defense (10 May 1633)
Final Report to the Pope (May or June 1633)
Galileo's Fourth Deposition (21 June 1633)
Sentence (22 June 1633)
Galileo's Abjuration (22 June 1633)

APPENDIXES
Chronology of Events
Concordance to the Documents
Biographical Glossary

Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index

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