The Trial of Galileo, 1612-1633

The Trial of Galileo, 1612-1633

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Examines Galileo's trial as a legal event. Includes correspondence, legal documents, transcripts and excerpts from Galileo's work for critical analysis of primary sources. Includes an introduction detailing Galileo's life and work, the Council of Trent, the role of the papacy and the Roman Inquisition and gives a clear explanation of how a trial before the Inquisition would have been conducted. Each primary source begins with a headnote, questions to guide students through each source and suggested readings.More specifically to this volume, the readers for the University of Toronto Press gave me an impressive amount of help, as did the ... My daughter, Molly Mayer- Popehn, read over everything several times, producing large improvements especially in the Introduction and headnotes. Natalie Fingerhut, editor, Anna Del Col, marketing manager, Martin Boyne, copyeditor, Ashley Rayner, freelance editorialanbsp;...

Title:The Trial of Galileo, 1612-1633
Author: Thomas F. Mayer, Thomas Frederick Mayer
Publisher:University of Toronto Press - 2012

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