Book ID: CBB001510054

The Trial of Galileo: Essential Documents (2014)

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Finocchiaro, Maurice A. (Author)


Hackett Publishing Company


Publication Date: 2014
Physical Details: xii + 160 pp.; bibl.; index
Language: English

In 1633, the Roman Inquisition condemned Galileo as a suspected heretic for defending Copernicus's hypothesis of the earth's motion and denying the scientific authority of Scripture. This book draws upon Maurice A. Finocchiaro's earlier works, especially The Galileo Affair: A Documentary History (1989), to provide a brief, new documentary history of Galileo's trial that is simultaneously the most user-friendly and inclusive available.

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Review Luigi Guerrini (2015) Review of "The Trial of Galileo: Essential Documents". Galilæana: Journal of Galilean Studies (pp. 227-242). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Mayer, Thomas F.
Finocchiaro, Maurice A.
Fabbri, Natacha
Beltrán Marí, Antonio
Cavaillé, Jean-Pierre
Frajese, Vittorio
Journals
Galilæana: Journal of Galilean Studies
Theoria (0495-4548)
Nuncius: Annali di Storia della Scienza
British Journal for the History of Science
Physis: Rivista Internazionale di Storia della Scienza
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Publishers
Olschki
Springer
Morcelliana
Donzelli
University of Pennsylvania Press
Edizioni Dehoniane
Concepts
Science and religion
Copernicanism
Astronomy
Censorship
Roman Catholic Church
Trials (law)
People
Galilei, Galileo
Copernicus, Nicolaus
Kepler, Johannes
Time Periods
17th century
Early modern
20th century
16th century
19th century
Places
Italy
Europe
France
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