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Galileo on the World Systems: A New Abridged Translation and Guide
Galileo on the World Systems A New Abridged Translation and Guide
Author: Galileo Galilei
Galileo's 1632 book, Dialogue on the Two Chief World Systems, Ptolemaic and Copernican, comes alive for twentieth-century readers thanks to Maurice Finocchiaro's brilliant new translation and presentation. Condemned by the Inquisition for its heretical proposition that the earth revolves around the sun, Galileo's masterpiece takes the fo...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780520205482
ISBN-10: 0520205480
Publication Date: 5/25/1997
Pages: 425
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Publisher: Univ of California Pr
Book Type: Hardcover
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