The Routledge Guidebook to Galileo's Dialogue

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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'. In ...

The Routledge Guidebook to Galileo's Dialogue 2013, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415503686

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