Mathematical Disquisitions: The Booklet of Theses Immortalized by Galileo

Mathematical Disquisitions: The Booklet of Theses Immortalized by Galileo

by Christopher M. Graney

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ISBN-13: 9780268102425
Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press
Publication date: 12/15/2017
Edition description: 1
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 873,999
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Christopher M. Graney is professor of physics at Jefferson Community & Technical College. He is the author of Setting Aside All Authority: Giovanni Battista Riccioli and the Science against Copernicus in the Age of Galileo (University of Notre Dame Press, 2015).
 

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction xi

Translator's Note xxvii

The Structure of the Disquisitions xxix

Mathematical Disquisitions, Concerning Astronomical Controversies and Novelties

Letter of Dedication 3

Poem and Letter to the Reader 5

Disquisitions 1-44 12

Approvals and Two Laudatory Poems 106

Notes to the Translation 109

Works Cited 136

Index 141

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