Book ID: CBB001550780

The Routledge Guidebook to Galileo's Dialogue (2014)

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Finocchiaro, Maurice A. (Author)


Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group


Publication Date: 2014
Physical Details: xviii + 357 pp.
Language: English

The publication in 1632 of Galileo's Dialogue on the Two Chief World Systems, Ptolemaic and Copernican marked a crucial moment in the `scientific revolution' and helped Galileo become the `father of modern science'. The Dialogue contains Galileo's mature synthesis of astronomy, physics, and methodology, and a critical confirmation of Copernicus's hypothesis of the earth's motion. However, the book also led Galileo to stand trial with the Inquisition, in what became known as `the greatest scandal in Christendom'.

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Authors & Contributors
Finocchiaro, Maurice A.
Fabbri, Natacha
Wootton, David
Beltrán Marí, Antonio
Snobelen, Stephen David
Goddu, André
Journals
Galilæana: Journal of Galilean Studies
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Theoria (0495-4548)
Organon: International Review
Almagest
Publishers
Olschki
Springer
Verlag Dr. Müller
Akademie-Verlag
Hackett Publishing Company
Concepts
Copernicanism
Astronomy
Science and religion
Heliocentrism
Development of science; change in science
Roman Catholic Church
People
Galilei, Galileo
Copernicus, Nicolaus
Kepler, Johannes
Ptolemy
Foscarini, Paolo Antonio
Campanella, Tommaso
Time Periods
17th century
16th century
Early modern
Renaissance
20th century
19th century
Places
Italy
Europe
France
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