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Galileo Galilei

Discoveries and opinions of Galileo ...

by Galileo Galilei

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Published by Doubleday .
Written in English


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Title: Discoveries And Opinions Of Galileo Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, 8 X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, 8 X X in Published: April 1, Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group Language: English. With this new tool, he observed the mountains and craters on earth's moon, and discovered four moons orbiting Jupiter. In he published Sidereus Nuncius, cataloguing his discoveries, and the book made him a celebrity in Europe. Using new evidence provided by his telescope, Galileo now began to advocate strongly the Copernican theory.

Directing his polemics against the pedantry of his time, Galileo, as his own popularizer, addressed his writings to contemporary laymen. His support of Copernican cosmology, against the Church's strong opposition, his development of a telescope, and his unorthodox opinions as a philosopher of science were the central concerns of his career and the subjects of four of his most important writings/5(4). Looking for books by Galileo Galilei? See all books authored by Galileo Galilei, including The Sidereal Messenger of Galileo Galilei, and Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo, and more on

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Out of 5 stars Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo. Reviewed in the United States on Verified Purchase. Although the introductory sections are a bit dated, this book contains some of the best translations available of Galileo's works in English.

It includes a broad range of his theories (both those we recognize as "correct Cited by: Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo book. Read 19 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Directing his polemics against the pedantry of /5. The Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo is an excellent summary and translation, by Stillman Drake, of Galileo's 4 greatest works, including The Starry Messanger, The Assayer, Letters on Sunspots, and the Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina/5(5).

out of 5 stars DISCOVERIES & OPINIONS of GALILEO Septem This was a textbook for a class, so I wouldn't say it was an exciting read, but was okay for a textbook/5. A summary of The Starry Messenger in 's Galileo Galilei. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Galileo Galilei and what it means.

Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. The Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo consists of four works by Galileo Galilei: The Starry Messenger, Letters on Sunspots, Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina, and The Assayer.

They are each wonderfully translated by Stillman Drake. He omits unnecessary parts of the texts, to prevent verbosity or boredom, while still giving the reader the /5(18).

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Directing his polemics against the pedantry of his time, Galileo, as his own popularizer, addressed his writings to contemporary laymen. His support of Copernican cosmology, against the Church's strong opposition, his development of a telescope, and his unorthodox opinions as a philosopher of science were the central concerns of his career and the subjects of four of his most important writings/5(2).

Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo LETTER TO THE GRAND DUCHESS CHRISTINA Volume 94 of A Doubleday Anchor original An Anchor Press book Volume 94 of Anchor books Anchor library of science Volume 94 of Doubleday anchor books, A Author: Galileo Galilei: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Doubleday, ISBN:/5(2).

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Translated by Stillman Drake. Straight from the horse's mouth, as the saying goes. This book is a translation of some of Galileo's writings and provides great insight into his thoughts and ideas.

He spent much of his adult life observing the heavens and making notes of what he saw. Discoveries and opinions of Galileo by Galilei, Galileo, Publication date Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

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His support of Copernican cosmology, against the Church's. Genre/Form: Early works Early works to Ouvrages avant Additional Physical Format: Print version: Galilei, Galileo, Discoveries and opinions of Galileo.

Directing his polemics against the pedantry of his time, Galileo, as his own popularizer, addressed his writings to contemporary laymen. His support of Copernican cosmology, against the Church’s strong opposition, his development of a telescope, and his unorthodox opinions as a philosopher of science were the central concerns of his career.

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All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner Rating: % positive. Galileo Galilei portrait by Justus Sustermans Born () 15 February Pisa, Duchy of Florence Died 8 January () (aged 77) Arcetri, Grand Duchy of Tuscany Education University of Pisa Known for Analytical dynamics, heliocentrism, kinematics, observational astronomy Scientific career Fields Astronomy, physics, engineering, natural philosophy, mathematics Alma mater: University of Pisa – (no degree)."Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo".

Book by Stillman Drake (p. - ), In my studies of astronomy and philosophy I hold this opinion about the universe, that the Sun remains fixed in the centre of the circle of heavenly bodies, without changing its place; and .Discoveries and opinions of Galileo including The starry messenger (), Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina (), and excerpts from Letters on sunspots (), The assayer () by Galileo Galilei.

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