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  • Discorsi e dimostrazioni matematicheby Galileo Galilei

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

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  • Galileo on the World Systemsby Galileo Galilei

    University of California Press 1997; US$ 12.95

    Galileo's 1632 book, Dialogue on the Two Chief World Systems, Ptolemaic and Copernican , comes alive for twentieth-century readers thanks to Maurice Finocchiaro's brilliant new translation and presentation. Condemned by the Inquisition for its heretical proposition that the earth revolves around the sun, Galileo's masterpiece takes the form of a debate,... more...

  • The Essential Galileoby Galileo Galilei; Maurice A. Finocchiaro

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2008; US$ 12.95

    Spanning Galileo?s entire career, this new collection presents an annotated translation of Galileo?s most important writings as judged by their historical impact from the seventeenth century to the present. It thus presents not only those writings that bear most closely on key developments in physics, astronomy, epistemology, and scientific methodology,... more...

  • Selected Writingsby Galileo; Mark Davie; William R. Shea

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 8.99

    Philosophy is written in this great book which is continually open before our eyes - I mean the universe...'Galileo's astronomical discoveries changed the way we look at the world, and our place in the universe. Threatened by the Inquisition for daring to contradict the literal truth of the Bible, Galileo ignited a scientific revolution when... more...

  • On Sunspotsby Galileo Galilei; Christoph Scheiner; Eileen Reeves; Albert van Helden; Eileen Reeves; Albert van Helden

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 36.00

    Galileo?s telescopic discoveries, and especially his observation of sunspots, caused great debate in an age when the heavens were thought to be perfect and unchanging. Christoph Scheiner, a Jesuit mathematician, argued that sunspots were planets or moons crossing in front of the Sun. Galileo, on the other hand, countered that the spots were on or... more...

  • Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciencesby Galileo Galilei; Henry Crew

    Digireads.com Publishing 2012; US$ 8.99

    This is the last, and perhaps most important, work by the man Einstein called "the father of modern science." Confined to house arrest in the final years of his life after his heresy trial, Galileo Galilei composed his "Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences" in 1638 as a sort of magnum opus to a life devoted to scientific experimentation.... more...

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