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Galileo's instruments of credit [electronic resource] :telescopes, images, secrecy / Mario Biagioli.

By: Biagioli, Mario.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006Description: 1 online resource (302 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780226045634 (electronic bk.); 0226045633 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Research -- Moral and ethical aspects | Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642 -- Criticism and interpretation | Scientific apparatus and instruments -- History | Discoveries in science | Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642 | Recherche -- Aspect moral | Appareils et instruments scientifiques -- Histoire | Découvertes scientifiques | SCIENCE -- AstronomyGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 520/.92 | B Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
From brass instruments to textual supplements -- Financing the aura: distance and the construction of scientific authority -- Replication or monopoly?: the Medicean stars between invention and discovery -- Between risk and credit: picturing objects in the making -- The supplemental economy of Galileo's book of nature -- Unintended differences.
Summary: In six short years, Galileo Galilei went from being a somewhat obscure mathematics professor running a student boarding house in Padua to a star in the court of Florence to the recipient of dangerous attention from the Inquisition for his support of Copernicanism. In that brief period, Galileo made a series of astronomical discoveries that reshaped the debate over the physical nature of the heavens: he deeply modified the practices and status of astronomy with the introduction of the telescope and pictorial evidence, proposed a radical reconfiguration of the relationship between theology and a.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-284) and index.

From brass instruments to textual supplements -- Financing the aura: distance and the construction of scientific authority -- Replication or monopoly?: the Medicean stars between invention and discovery -- Between risk and credit: picturing objects in the making -- The supplemental economy of Galileo's book of nature -- Unintended differences.

In six short years, Galileo Galilei went from being a somewhat obscure mathematics professor running a student boarding house in Padua to a star in the court of Florence to the recipient of dangerous attention from the Inquisition for his support of Copernicanism. In that brief period, Galileo made a series of astronomical discoveries that reshaped the debate over the physical nature of the heavens: he deeply modified the practices and status of astronomy with the introduction of the telescope and pictorial evidence, proposed a radical reconfiguration of the relationship between theology and a.

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