4 edition of Galileo affair found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
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University of Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame. On an icy night in January 1610, Galileo wrapped himself in a thick cloak, climbed to the highest room of his house in Padua and spent the hours until dawn surveying the sky. Most theories explain Galileo's problems with the Church as a clash of strong personalities; as coming from a fear that his ideas would threaten the basis of contemporary theology; or as a reaction by the Pope to the political pressures of the day.
Biagioli is perfectly explicit on this point. The distinction between the two realms of knowledge ought not to Galileo affair understood as opposition.
The Inquisition followed the prisoner to the end of his life; even at the death of Galileo, two of her representatives were present.
In the fall of 1633, Descartes wrote to Mersenne about the condemnation of Galileo : This struck me so much that Galileo affair decided to burn all my papers, at least not to show them to anyone; for I was unable to imagine that he, an Italian who enjoyed the favor of even the Pope, could be condemned for undoubtedly wanting to prove the movement of the Earth… I confess, if the movement of the Earth is a lie, then a lie and all the foundations of my philosophy, since they clearly lead to the same conclusion.
Some months after the book's publication, banned its sale and had its text submitted for examination by a special commission. Drawing Physics: 2,600 Years of Discovery From Thales to Higgs. The MacTutor History of Mathematics archive. Galileo affair was a great admirer of Galileo, and he managed to persuade his uncle to allow the astronomer to return to the Tuscan Embassy. SO FAR FROM THE MAN WHO SAID "LOVE YOUR ENEMIES; DO GOOD TO THOSE WHO HATE YOU AND PERSECUTE YOU, AND DESPITEFULLY USE YOU.
By this time, Galileo had gathered a degree of support for his Copernican ideas in the universities, among the intelligentsia and even in the Church.
Galileo made studies of sunspots, the Milky Way, and made various observations about stars, including how to measure their apparent size without a telescope.