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Finocchiaro, Maurice A

Galileo on the World Systems - a New Abridged Traslation & Guide (Paper)

€ 47.09

This classic work proves the truth of the Copernican system over the Ptolemaic one, that the Earth revolves around the Sun.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Editorial Preface and Acknowledgments vii
Introduction 1(70)
1. Significance of Galileo`s Dialogue 1(6)
2. The Geostatic Worldview 7(21)
3. The Copernican Controversy 28(10)
4. The Galileo Affair 38(9)
5. Historical Aftermath and Philosophical Prelude 47(24)
SELECTIONS FROM GALILEO`S DIALOGUE
71(2)
Outline of Selections
73(4)
To the Discerning Reader
77(6)
1. Preface
77(6)
First Day
83(34)
2. Natural Motion and Aristotle`s Logic
83(8)
3. Heavenly Changes and Aristotle`s Empiricism
91(6)
4. Life on the Moon, and Human versus Divine Understanding
107(10)
Second Day
117(104)
5. Independent-Mindedness and the Role of Aristotle`s Authority
117(11)
6. Diurnal Rotation, Simplicity, and Probability
128(14)
7. The Case against Terrestrial Rotation and the Value of Critical Reasoning
142(13)
8. Vertical Fall, Superposition of Motions, and the Role of Experiments
155(16)
9. Extruding Power and the Role of Mathematics
171(41)
10. The Deception of the Senses and the Relativity of Motion
212(9)
Third Day
221(61)
11. Heliocentrism and the Role of the Telescope
221(24)
12. The Role of the Bible
245(2)
13. Stellar Dimensions and the Concept of Size
247(17)
14. Stellar Parallax and the Fruitfulness of a Research Program
264(18)
Fourth Day
282(27)
15. The Cause of the Tides and the Inescapability of Error
282(21)
16. Ending
303(6)
Appendix 309(64)
1. Critical Reasoning 309(26)
2. Methodological Reflection 335(21)
3. Varieties of Rhetoric 356(17)
Glossary 373(26)
Bibliography 399(10)
Index 409
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Paperback / softback
438 pagina's
Januari 1997
658 gram
229 x 152 x 38 mm
University of California Press us

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