New perspectives on Galileo: papers deriving from and related to a workshop on Galileo held at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1975

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D. Reidel, 1978 - Biography & Autobiography - 262 pages
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Contents

ROBERT E BUTTSSome Tactics in Galileos Propaganda
59
WILLIAM A WALLACEGalileo Galilei and the Doctores Parisienses
87
WILLIAM R SHEADescartes as Critic of Galileo
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About the author (1978)

Jaakko Hintikka is the author or co-author of thirty volumes and of some 300 scholarly articles in mathematical and philosophical logic, epistemology, language theory, philosophy of science, history of ideas and history of philosophy, including Aristotle, Descartes, Leibniz, Kant, Peirce, The Bloomsbury Group, Husserl and Wittgenstein. He has also been active in international scholarly organizations, most recently as the First Vice-President of FISP, Vice-President of IIP and Co-Chair of the American Organizing Committee of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy. He has been Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal Synthese and the Managing Editor of Synthese Library since 1965.

Joseph C. Pitt is a Professor of Philosophy and Head of the Department of Philosophy at Virginia Tech.


Djavad Salehi-Isfahani is a Professor in the Department of Economics at Virginia Tech.

Douglas Eckel is Assistant Dean in the College of Arts & Sciences and an Instructor in Political Science at Virginia Tech. He teaches in the areas of Public Administration and Urban Politics.