Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems

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Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems - Galilei, Galileo, and Galileo, and Drake, Stillman (Notes by)

Galileo s Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, published in Florence in 1632, was the most proximate cause of his being brought to trial before the Inquisition. Using the dialogue form, a genre common in classical philosophical works, Galileo masterfully demonstrates the truth of the Copernican system over the Ptolemaic one, proving, ...

Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems 2001, Modern Library, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375757662

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