The Roman Inquisition

Author: Thomas F. Mayer
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812244737
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As Thomas F. Mayer demonstrates in this first study of the Roman Inquisition as an institution, the Inquisition underwent constant modification as it expanded.

The Roman Inquisition On The Stage Of Italy C 1590 1640

Author: Thomas F. Mayer
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812245733
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Drawing on the Roman Inquisition's own records, diplomatic correspondence, local documents, newsletters, and other sources, Thomas F. Mayer provides an intricately detailed account of the ways the Inquisition operated to serve the papacy's ...

The Essential Galileo

Author: Galileo Galilei
Publisher: Hackett Publishing
ISBN: 1603843582
Size: 40.74 MB
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"Edited and translated by Maurice A. Finocchiaro, an international authority on Galileo, this collection makes available to scholars and students an excellent and extensive selection of Galileo's key works from his early career to the end ...

The Roman Inquisition

Author: Thomas F. Mayer
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812290321
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The Roman Inquisition: Trying Galileo presents a detailed and corrective reconstruction of the actions both in the courtroom and behind the scenes that led to one of history's most notorious verdicts.

A History Of Science In Society Volume I

Author: Andrew Ede
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442635045
Size: 52.46 MB
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New topics in this edition include astronomy and mathematics in ancient Mayan society, science and technology in ancient India and China, and Islamic cartography.

Galileo Heretic

Author: Pietro Redondi
ISBN: 9780691024264
Size: 39.36 MB
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The Description for this book, Galileo: Heretic, will be forthcoming.

The Case Of Galileo

Author: Annibale Fantoli
Publisher: University of Notre Dame Pess
ISBN: 0268079722
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Fantoli traces the growth in Galileo Galilei’s thought and actions as he embraced the new worldview presented in On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres, the epoch-making work of the great Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus.

The Sleepwalkers

Author: Arthur Koestler
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141394544
Size: 64.61 MB
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Arthur Koestler's extraordinary history of humanity's changing vision of the universe In this masterly synthesis, Arthur Koestler cuts through the sterile distinction between 'sciences' and 'humanities' to bring to life the whole history of ...