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Galileo, Courtier

Mario Biagioli
Publisher: 
University of Chicago Press
Publication Date: 
1994
Number of Pages: 
402
Format: 
Paperback
Price: 
31.00
ISBN: 
9780226045603
Category: 
Monograph
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List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Prologue: Court Culture and the Legitimation of Science
1: Galileo's Self-fashioning
2: Discoveries and Etiquette
3: Anatomy of a Court Dispute
4: The Anthropology of Incommensurability
Intermezzo: Roma Theatrum Mundi
5: Courtly Comets
6: Framing Galileo's Trial
Epilogue: From Patronage to Academies: A Hypothesis
References
Index

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