The Resource Galileo's Visions : piercing the spheres of the heavens by eye and mind, Marco Piccolino and Nicholas J. Wade

Galileo's Visions : piercing the spheres of the heavens by eye and mind, Marco Piccolino and Nicholas J. Wade

Label
Galileo's Visions : piercing the spheres of the heavens by eye and mind
Title
Galileo's Visions
Title remainder
piercing the spheres of the heavens by eye and mind
Statement of responsibility
Marco Piccolino and Nicholas J. Wade
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Marco Piccolino and Nick Wade analyse the scientific and philosophical work of Galileo Galilei from the particular viewpoint of his approach to the senses (and especially vision) as a means of acquiring trustworthy knowledge about the constitution of the world
Cataloging source
IDEBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Piccolino, Marco
Dewey number
520.92
Index
index present
LC call number
QB36.G2
LC item number
P53 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wade, Nicholas J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Galilée
  • Visual perception
  • Eye
  • SCIENCE
  • Eye
  • Visual perception
  • Science.
Label
Galileo's Visions : piercing the spheres of the heavens by eye and mind, Marco Piccolino and Nicholas J. Wade
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=688171
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Galileo's Visions; Copyright; Dedication; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; Bibliographic abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Approaching Galileo's science through a fable ; 2 Subtleties of vision and of the scientific revolution ; 3 Casting light on Galileo's contrasts ; 4 The lunar candour and the litheosphorus ; 5 Sensory surprises
  • 6 Seeing mountains on the moon 7 Visible and invisible luminous peaks of lunar mountains ; 8 Visual limits and the visibility of infinitesimals ; 9 Heavens sensed ; 10 Galileo's sensory philosophy ; 11 The problem of Galileo's predecessors
  • 12 A moon circle: celestial reflections and illusions with Sarpi, Galileo, and Castelli 13 Alternative visions ; 14 Galileo's visions ; References ; Suggested readings ; Name index ; Subject index
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191766978
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)868965183
  • (OCoLC)ocn868965183
Label
Galileo's Visions : piercing the spheres of the heavens by eye and mind, Marco Piccolino and Nicholas J. Wade
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=688171
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Galileo's Visions; Copyright; Dedication; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; Bibliographic abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Approaching Galileo's science through a fable ; 2 Subtleties of vision and of the scientific revolution ; 3 Casting light on Galileo's contrasts ; 4 The lunar candour and the litheosphorus ; 5 Sensory surprises
  • 6 Seeing mountains on the moon 7 Visible and invisible luminous peaks of lunar mountains ; 8 Visual limits and the visibility of infinitesimals ; 9 Heavens sensed ; 10 Galileo's sensory philosophy ; 11 The problem of Galileo's predecessors
  • 12 A moon circle: celestial reflections and illusions with Sarpi, Galileo, and Castelli 13 Alternative visions ; 14 Galileo's visions ; References ; Suggested readings ; Name index ; Subject index
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191766978
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)868965183
  • (OCoLC)ocn868965183

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