Galileo's instruments of credit [electronic resource] : telescopes, images, secrecy / Mario Biagioli.Material type: TextPublication details: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006.Description: 1 online resource (302 p.) : illISBN:
- 9780226045634 (electronic bk.)
- 0226045633 (electronic bk.)
- 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 -- Astronomy
- 520/.92 B 22
- Q180.55.M67 B53 2006eb
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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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