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Read online Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC 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 and the subjects of four of his most important writings Drake s introductory essay place them in their biographical and historical context by Galileo Galilei, Stillman Drake

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Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo
Title:Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo
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Number of Pages:320
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