The Resource Galileo engineer, by Matteo Valleriani

Galileo engineer, by Matteo Valleriani

Label
Galileo engineer
Title
Galileo engineer
Statement of responsibility
by Matteo Valleriani
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
UKM
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Valleriani, Matteo
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • Boston studies in the philosophy of science
  • The Historical epistemology of mechanics
Series volume
  • 269
  • 2
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  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Engineering
  • Motion
  • Machinery
  • Weapons
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Scientific apparatus and instruments
  • Science
  • Communication in science
Label
Galileo engineer, by Matteo Valleriani
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This volume, ... the second study of the series [The Historical epistemology of mechanics] ..."--P. xiii
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-313) and index
Contents
  • Practice and science
  • The knowledge of the Venetian arsenal
  • Pneumatics, the thermoscope and the new atomistic conception of heat
  • The engineer and the scientist
  • Was Galileo an engineer?
  • Sources
  • Galileo's correspondence
  • Foreword
  • The historical epistemology of mechanics
  • Jürgen Renn
  • Introduction
  • War and practice
  • Artist-engineers' apprenticeship and Galileo
  • Instruments and machines
  • Galileo's private course on fortification
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxii, 320 p.
Isbn
9789048186440
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
20109228 99
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)471803645
  • (OCoLC)471803645
Label
Galileo engineer, by Matteo Valleriani
Publication
Note
"This volume, ... the second study of the series [The Historical epistemology of mechanics] ..."--P. xiii
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-313) and index
Contents
  • Practice and science
  • The knowledge of the Venetian arsenal
  • Pneumatics, the thermoscope and the new atomistic conception of heat
  • The engineer and the scientist
  • Was Galileo an engineer?
  • Sources
  • Galileo's correspondence
  • Foreword
  • The historical epistemology of mechanics
  • Jürgen Renn
  • Introduction
  • War and practice
  • Artist-engineers' apprenticeship and Galileo
  • Instruments and machines
  • Galileo's private course on fortification
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxii, 320 p.
Isbn
9789048186440
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
20109228 99
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)471803645
  • (OCoLC)471803645

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