Galileo's Mistake : A New Look at the Epic Confrontation between Galileo and the Church

Galileo's Mistake : A New Look at the Epic Confrontation between Galileo and the Church

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  • 言語 ENG
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Table of Contents

Illustration and Photo Credits                     xiii
Acknowledgments xv
ONE 1 (10)
Overture
TWO 11 (6)
Pope Paul V
A Time of Crisis
Doctrinal Revolutions
THREE 17 (14)
A Dialogue
Science's Motives
On Curiosity
A Negotiation
FOUR 31 (14)
Galileo the Aquarian
Ptolemy's World
Comets and Supernova
Kepler's Genius
The Uses of Hypotheses
FIVE 45 (10)
Young Galileo
The Studies in Motion
The Experimental Method
Number and Beauty
The Pythagoreans and the Reduction of Quality
to Quantity
SIX 55 (12)
Ferrara and Copernicus
The Reluctant Revolutionary
Challenging Aristotle
A Stimulating Meeting
SEVEN 67 (12)
The Stagirite
The Primacy of Mind
The Good Deductive Science
EIGHT 79 (6)
Aristotle's Influence
A Question of Infinity
Copernican Caution
Saving the Appearances
NINE 85 (20)
The Padua Years
The Telescopic Discoveries
The Lure of the Medici
The Jesuits Rumors of Reaction
TEN 105 (8)
In the Medician Court
The Phases of Venus
Sunspot Disputes
Triumph in Rome
Cardinal Bellarmine
ELEVEN 113 (16)
Bruno's Heresy
An Infinite Universe
Aristotle Revisited
The Struggles of Aquinas
The Return of Pythagoras
TWELVE 129 (12)
Storm Warnings
Cardinal Barberini
The Conflict Is Joined: "Letter to Christina"
Bellarmine's Response
THIRTEEN 141 (10)
Under Attack
A Dangerous Mission
Barberini's Argument
Defeat in Rome
The Warning
FOURTEEN 151 (8)
A Dialogue in Venice
Science's Successes
The Nature of Knowledge
FIFTEEN 159 (8)
Further Dialogue in Venice
Science and Faith
Faith and Reality
The Nature of Progress
SIXTEEN 167 (12)
On the Lido
The Problem of Objectivity
Reasoning's Recursiveness
The Map and the Territory
An Unfortunate Outburst
SEVENTEEN 179 (6)
At Santa Maria Maggiore
Galileo's Conservatism
Kepler's Heterodoxy
A Remarkable Fresco
EIGHTEEN 185 (8)
A Scientific Testament
Models of the World
The Paradox of Empiricism
NINETEEN 193 (16)
Pope Urban VIII
Intimations of Change
Galileo's Dialogue
The Suppression
A Summons from the Inquisition
TWENTY 209 (10)
An Enigmatic Pope
A Mass in St. Peter's
A Chance Encounter
TWENTY-ONE 219 (1)
A Remarkable City
History's Parochialism
An Uncomplicated Man
The Motives of Pontiffs
TWENTY-ONE 219 (20)
A Dialogue in Vatican City
Galileo's Rehabilitation
"Learned Ignorance"
The Puzzle of the Abjuration
TWENTY-THREE 239 (14)
The Final Journey to Rome
The Inquisition
The Denial
The Confession
The Sentence
TWENTY-FOUR 253 (6)
The Judgment and Abjuration
The Unspoken Issues
TWENTY-FIVE 259 (8)
The Aftermath
Return to Arcetri
Discourses on Two New Sciences
A Visit from Hobbes
Milton's Tribute
TWENTY-SIX 267 (12)
On the Road to Florence
Galileo's Tomb
Human Happiness
Science and Number
Limits to Scientific Knowledge
An Unfinished Journey
APPENDIX 279 (4)
On the Question of Galileo's "Perjury"
Notes 283 (8)
Index 291