Galileo Observed: Science and the Politics of Belief

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Science History Publications/USA, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 212 pages

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Contents

it Have to Happen?
27
Brecht and the Revolutionary Who Moved the Earth
53
Foul Play?
85
Copyright

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William R. Shea holds the "Galileo Chair" of the History of Science at the University of Padua, in Italy. He is Past President of both the International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science and the International Academy of the History of Science, and is currently Chairman of the Standing
Committee for the Humanities of the European Science Foundation in Strasbourg. He is the author, co-author, or editor of 25 books, including Galileo's Intellectual Revolution and The Magic of Numbers and Motion: The Scientific Career of Rene Descartes.
Mariano Artigas is Professor of Philosophy of Science and was Dean of the Ecclesiastical Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Navarra, in Pamplona, Spain. He holds a Ph.D. both in physics and philosophy, is an ordained Catholic priest, and has written 14 books, including The Mind of the
Universe, which won a Templeton Award.

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