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Published: 01 April 2012

480 Pages | drawings and diagrams by Galileo

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199583690


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Galileo
Translated by William R. Shea, Mark Davie, and Introduction and Notes by William R. Shea

Oxford World's Classics

  • The first entirely new translation of Galileo's major writings for more than fifty years.
  • Includes selections from all Galileo's important writings on science and his astronomical discoveries: a virtually complete text of his first bestseller, A Sidereal Message, a substantial part of his masterpiece, the Dialogue on the Two Chief World Systems, and extracts from the Letters on the Sunspots, The Assayer, and the Two New Sciences.
  • All Galileo's contributions to the debate on science and religion, including the letters to Benedetto Castelli and the Grand Duchess Christina, and Galileo's notes which were unpublished in his lifetime.
  • The key documents from Galileo's trial before the Inquisition in 1633.
  • Mark Davie's new translations capture both the clarity and attractive vigour of Galileo's prose.
  • Galileo scholar William R. Shea's introduction gives a clear, lively overview of Galileo's career and achievements.
  • Notes explain the scientific and philosophical background, enabling the reader to understand Galileo's arguments in the context of their time.

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Published: 01 April 2012

480 Pages | drawings and diagrams by Galileo

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199583690


Also Available As:

Ebook


Instructor Inspection Copy Request


Bookseller Code (11)

Also of Interest

Selected Writings

Galileo
Translated by William R. Shea, Mark Davie, and Introduction and Notes by William R. Shea

Oxford World's Classics

  • The first entirely new translation of Galileo's major writings for more than fifty years.
  • Includes selections from all Galileo's important writings on science and his astronomical discoveries: a virtually complete text of his first bestseller, A Sidereal Message, a substantial part of his masterpiece, the Dialogue on the Two Chief World Systems, and extracts from the Letters on the Sunspots, The Assayer, and the Two New Sciences.
  • All Galileo's contributions to the debate on science and religion, including the letters to Benedetto Castelli and the Grand Duchess Christina, and Galileo's notes which were unpublished in his lifetime.
  • The key documents from Galileo's trial before the Inquisition in 1633.
  • Mark Davie's new translations capture both the clarity and attractive vigour of Galileo's prose.
  • Galileo scholar William R. Shea's introduction gives a clear, lively overview of Galileo's career and achievements.
  • Notes explain the scientific and philosophical background, enabling the reader to understand Galileo's arguments in the context of their time.

$15.95

Paperback

This item is out of stock. It can be ordered now for delivery when back in stock.

Notify Me When In Stock

Published: 01 April 2012

480 Pages | drawings and diagrams by Galileo

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199583690


Also Available As:

Ebook


Instructor Inspection Copy Request


Bookseller Code (11)

Also of Interest