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Selected Writings - Galileo, and Shea, William R. (Translated by), and Davie, Mark (Translated by)
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'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 he asserted that the Earth moves. This generous selection from his writings contains all the essential texts for a reader to appreciate his lasting significance. Mark Davie's new ...

Selected Writings 2012, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199583690