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Author Piccolino, Marco, author

Title Galileo's visions : piercing the spheres of the heavens by eye and mind / Marco Piccolino and Nicholas J. Wade
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642.
Visual perception -- History.
Eye -- Movements -- Research -- History.
Form Electronic book
Author Wade, Nicholas J., author
ISBN 9780191766978 (ebook)