The Cambridge Companion to Galileo

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Peter Machamer
Cambridge University Press, 13. aug. 1998 - 462 sider
This collection of essays is unparalleled in the depth of its coverage of all facets of Galileo's work. A particular feature of the volume is the treatment of Galileo's relationship with the Church. It will be of particular interest to philosophers, historians of science, cultural historians and those in religious studies. New readers and nonspecialists will find this the most convenient, accessible guide to Galileo available. Advanced students and specialists will find a conspectus of recent developments in the interpretation of Galileo.

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WILLIAM A WALLACE
27
Galileos machines his mathematics and
53
Galileo
80
Inertial problems in Galileos preinertial framework
146
From Galileo to Augustine
175
The science and the rhetoric
211
Galileos discoveries with the telescope and their
244
Galileo on science and Scripture
271
RICHARD BLACKWELL
348
The neverending Galileo story
388
The living remains
417
Bibliography
449
Index
459
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William R. Shea graduated from the University of Cambridge. He taught at the University of Ottawa, McGill University, and the University of Strasbourg before joining the faculty at the University of Padua in 2003. He is the author, co-author or editor of over 30 books including Galileo's Intellectual Revolution and The Magic of Numbers and Motion: The Scientific Career of René Descartes. His book Designing Experiments and Games of Chance: The Unconventional Science of Blaise Pascal won the Library Association Award as one of the outstanding academic books of 2003.

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