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Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems

Written by Galileo
Translated by Drake Stillman
Foreword by Albert Einstein
Introduction by John Heilbron

Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: October 2, 2001
Price: $17.00

Galileo’s Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, published in Florence in 1632, was the most proximate cause of his being brought to trial before the Inquisition.

Using the dialogue form, a genre common in classical philosophical works, Galileo masterfully demonstrates the truth of the Copernican system over the Ptolemaic one... Read more >

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Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo

Written by Galileo
Translated by Drake Stillman
Introduction by Drake Stillman
Noted by Drake Stillman

Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: April 1, 1957
Price: $15.00

Directing his polemics against the pedantry of his time, Galileo, as his own popularizer, addressed his writings to contemporary laymen. His support of Copernican cosmology, against the Church's strong opposition, his development of a telescope, and his unorthodox opinions as a philosopher of science were the central concerns of his career... Read more >
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