Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 September 2012

528 Pages | 60 black and white line drawings and 1 16pp plate section

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780199655984

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John L. Heilbron

  • The definitive new biography to Galileo's life and works
  • Presents a fresh perspective - showing Galileo as the humanist, the musician, the natural philosopher, and the mathematician, amongst other things
  • Written by a renowned historian with a lively style, who puts Galileo into a historical and cultural context
  • Demonstrates the dynamic personality of one of the most significant figures in the history of science