Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, Ptolemaic and Copernican, Second Revised edition, Paperback Book

Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, Ptolemaic and Copernican, Second Revised edition Paperback

Description

This 1967 edition of the "Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems" is a revision of a 1953 edition.

It includes a foreword by Albert Einstein, which is presented in en face German and English versions.

The translation itself is based on the definitive National Edition prepared under the direction of Antonio Favaro and published at Florence in 1897.

The material specifically added to the text by Galileo himself after publication of the first edition (1632) has been included as well.

In addition, the margins of the book include translations of Galileo's own postils (running notes), placed as nearly as possible beside their textual references.

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 495 pages, 3 black-and-white illustrations and 31 line illustrations
  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary essays
  • ISBN: 9780520004504

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