On Trial For Reason. Science, Religion, and Culture in the Galileo Affair, Hardback/Maurice A. Finocchiaro

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Maurice Finocchiaro considers the trial of Galileo by the Roman Inquisition in 1633, weighing up the views of both sides and presenting an account that incorporates historical context, science, theology, and philosophy. He also considers the legacy and continuing cultural afterlife of this remarkable episode in the history of science.