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Galileo Heretic

ISBN 10 : 069102426X
ISBN 13 : 9780691024264

The author re-examines Galileo's trial for heresy in 1633 on the basis of a previously unknown Vatican document that condemned him for his advocacy of atomism, which was perceived ..

The New Science And Jesuit Science

ISBN 10 : 9789401703611
ISBN 13 : 9401703612

This volume makes an important contribution toward a nuanced appreciation of the Jesuits' interaction with "modernity", and a greater recognition of their contribution to the mathe..

Galileo Science And The Church

ISBN 10 : 0472065106
ISBN 13 : 9780472065103

A penetrating account of the confrontation between Galileo and the Church of Rome..

Galileo Courtier

ISBN 10 : 0226045609
ISBN 13 : 9780226045603

Informed by currents in sociology, cultural anthropology, and literary theory, Galileo, Courtier is neither a biography nor a conventional history of science. In the court of the M..

Nature S God The Heretical Origins Of The American Republic

ISBN 10 : 9780393244311
ISBN 13 : 0393244318

Longlisted for the National Book Award. Where did the ideas come from that became the cornerstone of American democracy? America’s founders intended to liberate us not just from ..


ISBN 10 : 9780199583522
ISBN 13 : 0199583528

Heilbron takes in the landscape of culture, learning, religion, science, theology, and politics of late Renaissance Italy to produce a richer and more rounded view of Galileo, his ..