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Behind the scenes at Galileo's trial [electronic resource] : including the first English translation of Melchior Inchofer's Tractatus syllepticus / Richard J. Blackwell.

Author/Creator:
Blackwell, Richard J., 1929-
Publication:
Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (261 p.)
Subjects:
Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Inchofer, Melchior, 1585?-1648. Tractatus syllepticus.
Catholic Church -- Doctrines -- History -- 17th century.
Religion and science -- History -- 17th century.
Astronomy, Renaissance.
Inquisition -- Italy -- Rome.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Note to the Reader""; ""The Legal Case at Galileo's Trial""; ""Melchior Inchofer's Role in the Galileo Affair""; ""The Scriptural Case against Copernicanism in 1633""; ""Christopher Scheiner's Dilemma""; ""Fallibilism and Religion""; ""A Summary Treatise Concerning the Motion or Rest of the Earth and the Sun, in which it is briefly shown what is, and what is not, to be held as certain according to the teachings of the Sacred Scriptures and the Holy Fathers""; ""Jesuit Rules on Theology and Philosophy""
""Christopher Scheiner's Prodromus pro sole mobile (1633, pub. 1651)""""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index to the Book (Chapters 1-5)""; ""Index to the Translations (Appendixes 1-3)""
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-235) and indexes.
Contains:
Inchofer, Melchior, 1585?-1648. Tractatus syllepticus. English.
ISBN:
0-268-07569-7
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