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The Crime of Galileo : Midway Reprint Ser - Giorgio De Santillana

The Crime of Galileo

Midway Reprint Ser

Paperback Published: 1st January 1955
ISBN: 9780226734811
Number Of Pages: 366

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"In the gallery of what might be called the martyrs of thought, the image of Galileo recanting before the Italian Inquisition stirs the minds of educated modern men second only to the picture of Socrates drinking the Hemlock. That image of Galileo is out of focus . . . because it has been distorted by three centuries of rationalist prejudice and clerical polemics. To refocus it clearly, within the logic of its own time . . . de Santillana has written "The Crime of Galileo," a masterly intellectual whodunit which traces not the life but the mental footsteps of Galileo on his road to personal tragedy."--"Time"

ISBN: 9780226734811
ISBN-10: 0226734811
Series: Midway Reprint Ser
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 366
Published: 1st January 1955
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.98
Weight (kg): 0.51
Edition Type: New edition