Galileo Goes to Jail

Galileo Goes to Jail

And Other Myths About Science and Religion

Book - 2009
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Ronald Numbers has recruited the leading scholars in this new history of science to puncture the myths, from Galileo's incarceration to Darwin's deathbed conversion to Einstein's belief in a personal God who "didn't play dice with the universe." The picture of science and religion at each other's throats persists in mainstream media and scholarly journals, but each chapter in Galileo Goes to Jail shows how much we have to gain by seeing beyond the myths.--From publisher description.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, c2009
ISBN: 9780674033276
Branch Call Number: ANF 215 GAL
Characteristics: x, 302 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Numbers, Ronald L.

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