Galileo’s Tidal Theory

  title={Galileo’s Tidal Theory},
  author={Ron Naylor},
  pages={1 - 22}
The aim of Galileo’s tidal theory was to show that the tides were produced entirely by the earth’s motion and thereby to demonstrate the physical truth of Copernicanism. However, in the Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems Galileo did not explain some of the most significant aspects of the theory completely. As a consequence, the way the theory works has long been disputed. Though there exist a number of interpretations in the literature, the most widely accepted are based on ideas… 
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Galileo’s Natural Philosophy
  • C. R. Palmerino
  • Philosophy
    Encyclopedia of Early Modern Philosophy and the Sciences
  • 2020