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This is a highly entertaining and informative read. Wootton makes a good case in point that attending to individual personalities, motivations and personal relationships can help... Read morePublished 2 months ago by mmw
Almost impossible to follow. Jumps all over the place chronologically, geographically and by subject matter. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Amazon Customer
We have a certain narrative about Galileo that has become accepted in the West in the last 100 years. Read morePublished on October 9, 2012 by Daniel Putman
This book is a history of the ideas and experimental methods used by Galileo not a chronological narrative. It is interesting and well written.Published on May 5, 2011 by Oisin
This is an excellent critical biography of one of the most important figures in the history of human thought. Read morePublished on February 15, 2011 by arpard fazakas
Four hundred years ago, Galileo published his first work on the telescope, _The Starry Messenger_. He had been born in 1564, and had published little up to that time, although he... Read morePublished on February 15, 2011 by Rob Hardy