Galileo in the News

A new book about Galileo Galilei’s approach to natural philosophy and mathematics has put Galileo in the news once again.

Professor Mark A. Peterson’s Galileo’s Muse: Renaissance Mathematics and the Arts (Harvard University Press, 2011), reexamines Galileo’s method of using of ancient mathematics.

The Chronicle of Higher Education reports on the book.

I have not yet had a chance to read Peterson’s book, but will update this post once I get a hold of the book.

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