Maurice A. Finocchiaro

Maurice A. Finocchiaro

The Case Against Galileo: A Book Excerpt

The Case Against Galileo: A Book Excerpt

Galileo’s Dialogue on the Two Chief World Systems, Ptolemaic and Copernican was published in Florence in February, 1632. It was well received in scientific circles. But a number of rumors and complaints began emerging and circulating among clergymen and officials, especially in Rome. The most serious complaint was that

Maurice A. Finocchiaro
Maurice A. Finocchiaro
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