Defending Copernicus and Galileo

Critical Reasoning in the Two Affairs

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ISBN: 978-90-481-3200-3 (Print) 978-90-481-3201-0 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xliii

  2. Defending Copernicus

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-19

      The Geostatic World View

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      Pages 21-36

      The Copernican Controversy

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      Pages 37-64

      Galileo’s Stances Toward Copernican Astronomy

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      Pages 65-96

      Galilean Critiques of the Biblical Objection

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      Pages 97-120

      Galileo on the Mathematical Physics of Terrestrial Extrusion

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      Pages 121-134

      Galilean Rationality in the Copernican Revolution

  3. Defending Galileo

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 136-136

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      Pages 137-153

      The Trial of Galileo, 1613–1633

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      Pages 155-227

      The Galileo Affair, 1633–1992

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      Pages 229-249

      Galileo Right for the Wrong Reasons?

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      Pages 251-276

      Galileo as a Bad Theologian?

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      Pages 277-290

      Galileo as a Bad Epistemologist?

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      Pages 291-314

      Galileo as a Symbol of Science Versus Religion?

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 315-350