Galileo: A Very Short Introduction

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  • List of Illustrations xv
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  • Chapter 2 - Galileo's Early Years 16
  • Chapter 3 - Conflicts with Philosophers 40
  • Chapter 4 - Conflicts with Astronomers and Theologians 63
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