Dialogue concerning the Two Chief World Systems

@inproceedings{Galilei1954DialogueCT,
  title={Dialogue concerning the Two Chief World Systems},
  author={G. Galilei and S. Drake},
  year={1954}
}
Several years ago there was published in Rome a salutary edict which, in order to obviaie the dangerous tendencies of our present age, imposed a seasonable silence upon the Pythagorean opinion that the earth moves There were those who impudently asserted that this decree had its origin not injudicious inquire, but in passion none too well informed Complaints were to be heard that advisers who were totally unskilled at astronomical observations ought not to clip the wings of reflective… Expand

Figures from this paper

What was the crime of Galileo
Summary In the trial of Galileo there is a small but significant discrepancy between the text of his condemnation by the Holy Office and the text of his recantation, which has been generallyExpand
Galileo and the Jesuits
More than once, after his trial, Galileo asserted that the Jesuits were the source of all his troubles. He was not alone in that judgment; it was the accepted view of the age. Galileo’s relationsExpand
Two Jesuit Responses to Galileo's Science of Motion: Honoré Fabri and Pierre Le Cazre
Between 1650 and 1651, a special commission appointed by the Ninth General Congregation of the Jesuit Order drew up a list of “Propositiones, quae in scholis societatis non sunt docendae” to beExpand
Galilean Rationality in the Copernican Revolution
This chapter will attempt to derive some general lessons from the particular analyses of the previous chapters. The previous examples in which Galileo defended Copernicus from various kinds ofExpand
Historical antecedents to the philosophy of Paul Feyerabend.
  • Gonzalo Munévar
  • Philosophy, Medicine
  • Studies in history and philosophy of science
  • 2016
Paul Feyerabend has been considered a very radical philosopher of science for proposing that we may advance hypotheses contrary to well-confirmed experimental results, that observations makeExpand
Richard Lavenham's Treatise Scire: An Edition, with Remarks on the Identification of Martin (?) Bilond's Obiectiones consequentiarum
and universally existing one. In this case the statement will not hold since even the first One cannot be identified with the one taken abstractly and universally; and the first One cannot be said toExpand
Galileo Right for the Wrong Reasons
The chronology sketched and described in the last chapter now needs to be interpreted more systematically and evaluated more explicitly. As suggested earlier, our plan is to interpret the subsequentExpand
Realism and an ontology of powerful particulars
I am very grateful to the editors of this journal for the opportunity to discuss some of the pressing issues in the philosophy of science in this very agreeable context. I am also grateful to theExpand
The return of the Sophists
The author argues against a foundational epistemology and thus sides with the Greek Sophists. He shows that the search for foundations of knowledge and truth is the outcome of a referential theory ofExpand
Galileus Deceptus, Non Minime Decepit: A Re-Appraisal of a Counter-Argument in Dialogo to the Extrusion Effect of a Rotating Earth
In a justly proud reminder to himself of his achievements on centrifugal force, Christiaan Huygens noted: “Galileus deceptus.... Neutonus applicuit feliciter ad motus ellipticos Planetarum. [H]incExpand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...