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Dialogue concerning the two chief world systems - Ptolemaic and Copernican

Galileo Galilei

Dialogue concerning the two chief world systems - Ptolemaic and Copernican

by Galileo Galilei

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Published by California U.P. in Berkeley .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGalileo Galilei ; translated by Stillman Drake.
ContributionsDrake, Stillman.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17448227M

This Modern Library edition of Galileo's "Dialogue concerning the two chief world systems" is well edited and well bound. The look-and-feel of the book is very pleasing, especially the unusually pleasant color scheme of the front cover, the light but strong paper, and the good choice of font/5. Buy Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, Ptolemaic and Copernican, Second Revised edition 2nd edition by Galilei, Galileo (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 7.

Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, which was published in to great popularity, was an account of conversations between a Copernican scientist, Salviati, an impartial and witty scholar named Sagredo, and a ponderous Aristotelian named Simplicio, who employed stock arguments in support of geocentricity, and was depicted in the book as being an intellectually inept fool. The Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems was a Italian language book by Galileo Galilei comparing the Copernican system with the traditional Ptolemaic system. It was translated to Latin as Systema cosmicum[1] in by Matthias book was .

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Galileo’s Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, published in Florence inwas the most proximate cause of his being brought to trial before the Inquisition. Using the dialogue form, a genre common in classical philosophical works, Galileo masterfully demonstrates the truth of the Copernican system over the Ptolemaic one, proving, for the first time, that the earth /5(46).

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out of 5 stars 5. Paperback. $ Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences (Illustrated) Galileo Galilei. Paperback. $ Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, Ptolemaic and Copernican, Second Revised edition.5/5(2). The Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems (Dialogo sopra i due massimi sistemi del mondo) is a Italian-language book by Galileo Galilei comparing the Copernican system with the traditional Ptolemaic was translated into Latin as Systema cosmicum [1] (English: Cosmic System) in by Matthias Bernegger.

[2] The book was dedicated to Galileo's patron, Ferdinando. Galileo Galilei’s Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is a fictional account of a debate Galileo had with two of his peers, himself represented in the character Salviati, who in the narrative intends to weaken arguments relative to conventional astronomy and cosmology/5.

Craig Alan Feinstein (Submitted on 26 May ) InGalileo Galilei wrote a book called \textit {Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems} which compared the new Copernican model of the universe with the old Ptolemaic model.

Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems by Galileo Galilei () Cover Page Translated by Stillman Drake Annotated and Condensed by S. Sciortino The open-minded and lettered Sagredo in Galileo's dialogue was a close friend of the scientist.

Salviati represents the views of Galileo himself. Simplicio, the philosopher, is a fictitious straw man. mondo, tolemaico e copernicano (Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, Ptolemaic & Copernican, ), three friends—an avowed follower of Ptolemy and Aristotle, a convinced Copernican, and an intermediary who guided the debate—discuss cosmology and astronomy.

Naturally, the Copernican gets the better of the arguments. Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems - Ptolemaic & Copernican Galileo Galilei, Reference Text: Stillman Drake, University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, The text deals with an imaginary discussion among three men, Salviati.

Get this from a library. Dialogue concerning the two chief world systems, Ptolemaic & Copernican. [Galileo Galilei; Stillman Drake] -- Galileo's outstanding scientific work supporting the new Copernican conception of the universe (which led to the famous trial). In the form of a conversation among characters named Salviati, Sagredo.

Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, Ptolemaic and Copernican - Galileo Galilei - Google Books Galileo’s Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, published in Florence in5/5(2).

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Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, published in Florence inwas the most proximate cause of his being brought to trial before the Inquisition. Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems: Ptolemaic and Copernican Galileo Galilei, Albert Einstein, J.

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Genre/Form: Early works Early works to Additional Physical Format: Online version: Galilei, Galileo, Dialogue concerning the two chief world systems, Ptolemaic & Copernican.

Galileo returned home in June, and, encouraged by the new leniency of Rome's position, set to work on what would become his masterpiece.

Galileo worked on the Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems intermittently over a period of five years, from to Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, published in Florence inwas the most proximate cause of his being brought to trial before the Inquisition.

Using the dialogue form, a genre common in classical philosophical works, Galileo masterfully demonstrates the truth of the Copernican system over the Ptolemaic one, proving. Galileo, however, went on to publish his book, Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, in which he derided those who refused to accept the Copernican system.Get this from a library!

Dialogue concerning the two chief world systems. Ptolemaic and Copernican. [Galileo Galilei; Albert Einstein; Systeme solaire.].Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems by Galileo Galilei () Cover Page.

Translated by Stillman Drake Annotated and Condensed by S. E. Sciortino. The open-minded and lettered Sagredo in Galileo's dialogue was a close friend of the scientist. Salviati represents the views of Galileo himself.

Simplicio, the philosopher, is a.