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Defense of Galileo: The Mathematician from Florence

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Despite extensive study of the Galileo affair in recent years, there are still some important documents relating to the case which have received little attention in the English-speaking world. In his translation of Thomas Campanella's Apologia pro Galileo , Richard J. Blackwell presents for the first time in English a reliable and highly readable translation of this important and neglected work. Campanella, the maverick Dominican, sought to head off the confrontation between Galileo and the theologians by defending Galileo ...

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Defense of Galileo: The Mathematician from Florence
1994, University of Notre Dame Press

ISBN-13: 9780268008697

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