Journals Higher Education

$32.95

Hardcover

This item is not yet published. It is available for pre-orders and will ship on 01 November 2019.

Notify Me When In Stock

304 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198797920


Also Available As:

Ebook


Bookseller Code (1A)

On Trial For Reason

Science, Religion, and Culture in the Galileo Affair

Maurice A. Finocchiaro

  • Offers a stimulating account of Galileo's original trial and the subsequent and continuing controversy surrounding it
  • Considers the arguments for both sides employed by both Galileo and the Church for and against the earth's motion, and their philosophical and scientific foundations
  • Discusses the historical, intellectual, and religious backdrop to the trial
  • Explores the trial as a core example of the conflictual and the harmonious aspects of the relationship between science and religion
Share: