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Dava Sobel Û 6 Read Read & Download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Û Dava Sobel Galileo's Daughter A Historical Memoir of Science Faith and Love Free read Ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Belief he was brought before the Holy Office of the Inuisition accused of heresy forced to spend his last years under house arrest Of Galileo's three illegitimate children the eldest best mirrored his own brilliance industry sensibility by virtue of such ualities became his confidante Born Virginia in 1600 she was 13 when Galileo placed her in a convent near him in Florence where she took the most appropriate name of Suor Maria Celeste Her loving support which Galileo repaid in kind proved to be her father's greatest source of strength thru his most productive tumultuous years Her presence thru letters which Sobel has translated from their original Italian woven into the narrative graces her father's life now as it did then Galileo's Daughter dramatically recolors the. DNF around 30% The title of this book is misleading it s really a book about Galileo and only secondarily about his daughter who was clearly the Human Interest Angle to illuminate the life of a Great Man Despite his devout Catholicism Galileo had three illegitimate children with his mistresshousekeeper While Galileo had his son legitimized both daughters were consigned as young girls to a convent where they lived in abject poverty and struggled with poor health He did send occasional gifts to the convent along with his mending and papers for his daughter Maria to transcribe Galileo s correspondence to Maria has been lost so we can t learn how he regarded her However her letters to him survived and are interspersed with chapters about Galileo s life scientific discoveries and the various factions skirmishing for power in the church Most of the letters involve Maria lavishly praising her father abasing herself for her own ignorance thanking him for any small tokens worrying about his health and offering occasional thoughts on his projects While her letters were never self pitying I became increasingly annoyed with Galileo who was too busy staring into the sun and counting spots to properly care for his daughters The book provides a well written overview of Galileo s life and discoveries so if that s your reason for reading you may very well enjoy it Personally I was hoping to read about the life of a 17th century woman involved in science so this was a disappointment Engendering Song Singing and Subjectivity at Prespa Albanian Weddings Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology under house arrest Of Galileo's three illegitimate children the eldest best mirrored his own brilliance industry sensibility by virtue of such Listening Woman by Tony Hillerman Summary Study Guide ualities became his confidante Born Virginia in 1600 she was 13 when Galileo placed her in a convent near him in Florence where she took the most appropriate name of Suor Maria Celeste Her loving support which Galileo repaid in kind proved to be her father's greatest source of strength thru his most productive tumultuous years Her presence thru letters which Sobel has translated from their original Italian woven into the narrative graces her father's life now as it did then Galileo's Daughter dramatically recolors the. DNF around 30% The title of this book is misleading it s really a book about Galileo and only secondarily about his daughter who was clearly the Human Interest Angle to illuminate the life of a Great Man Despite his devout Catholicism Galileo had three illegitimate children with his mistresshousekeeper While Galileo had his son legitimized both daughters were consigned as young girls to a convent where they lived in abject poverty and struggled with poor health He did send occasional gifts to the convent along with his mending and papers for his daughter Maria to transcribe Galileo s correspondence to Maria has been lost so we can t learn how he regarded her However her letters to him survived and are interspersed with chapters about Galileo s life scientific discoveries and the various factions skirmishing for power in the church Most of the letters involve Maria lavishly praising her father abasing herself for her own ignorance thanking him for any small tokens worrying about his health and offering occasional thoughts on his projects While her letters were never self pitying I became increasingly annoyed with Galileo who was too busy staring into the sun and counting spots to properly care for his daughters The book provides a well written overview of Galileo s life and discoveries so if that s your reason for reading you may very well enjoy it Personally I was hoping to read about the life of a 17th century woman involved in science so this was a disappointment

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Dava Sobel Û 6 Read Read & Download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Û Dava Sobel Galileo's Daughter A Historical Memoir of Science Faith and Love Free read Ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Personality accomplishment of a mythic figure whose 17th century clash with Catholic doctrine continues to define the schism between science religion Moving between Galileo's grand public life Maria Celeste's seuestered world Sobel illuminates the Florence of the Medicis the papal court in Rome during the pivotal era when humanity's perception of its place in the cosmos was about to be overturned In that same time while the bubonic plague wreaked its terrible devastation the 30 Years' War tipped fortunes across Europe one man sought to reconcile the Heaven he revered as a good Catholic with the heavens he revealed thru a telescope With all the drama scientific adventure that distinguished Dava Sobel's previous book Longitude Galileo's Daughter is an unforgettable stor. Galileo Galileo Galileo Figaro MAGNIFICO O O O SCIENCE AND RELIGION My biggest uestion after reading this book is what did Galileo believeScience has canonized him as one of their patron saints and rightfully so The man was a genius But he was also a good Catholic or at least he appeared to be When the church told him to do something he did itYes the church treated him completely unfairly And when one is arguing against those speaking with the authority of God it s difficult to complain about ignorant laws or the injustice of being charged ex post factoBut throughout it all he apparently maintained some sort of cognitive dissonance Perhaps he didn t buy everything the church was selling but he certainly didn t cast it all off eitherI was surprised to see how many of these men were devoted followers of God Not just Galileo but Copernicus et al Because it seems to me Scientists today make Galileo out to be the enemy of the church and I don t believe he wasDon t take this the wrong way I m no enemy of Science I m all for Science But I don t think it s fair to the memory of Galileo to set him up as a propaganda piece Scientists especially should know that the world is much complicated than thatAnd while we re talking about Science it was brought up that Galileo s most enduring discovery wasn t his star gazing It was his use of experimentation Testing and testing and retesting Taking on the word of Aristotle by proving something Sure his discoveries are important but he changed the way we approach problems and that impacts all branches of Science whereas discovering some moons mostly effects astronomyAs for Religion I found it odd that Sobel didn t talk about Luther He gets mentioned a couple times whereas The Thirty Years War gets brought up often Part of the reason the church and when I say the church I m talking about the Catholic church here not the Protestants they had their own problems at the moment was so hard on Galileo was because its authority had been challenged in The Thirty Years War And yes that s in the time frame but certainly they hadn t forgotten about The 95 Theses That was the catalystEither way the church was fighting an uphill battle with Galileo I imagine one could argue that God was on his side Science at least wasThis brings up one of Galileo s main points Nature cannot contradict the Bible If we see something in nature that contradicts scripture either we aren t looking at it correctly or our interpretation of scripture is incorrect He says Holy Scripture cannot err and the decrees therein contained are absolutely true and and inviolable I should only have added that though Scripture cannot err its expounders and interpreters are liable to err in many ways This is THE paradox of a faith that teaches the infallibility of ScriptureAt the time these claims were edgy no doubt But even so I d contend Galileo was still a good decent Catholic When the church told him to censor his book he did He blacked out the offending passages Although Sobel adds that he did so with very light strokesThis brings me to some last thoughts dealing with censorshipI heard that Stalin censored the same way He d outright ban books or he d have everyone black out offending passagesAnd I know I m going out on a limb here I know I m getting away from Galileo but this is what really REALLY worries me about Kindles and e Books and i Pads etc That if someone comes along and wants to censor something with books they have to go one at a time With e books a person can just click and it s gone Fishes of the Open Ocean unforgettable stor. Galileo Galileo Galileo Figaro MAGNIFICO O O O SCIENCE AND RELIGION My biggest Out of Bounds uestion after reading this book is what did Galileo believeScience has canonized him as one of their patron saints and rightfully so The man was a genius But he was also a good Catholic or at least he appeared to be When the church told him to do something he did itYes the church treated him completely Grass Sky Song unfairly And when one is arguing against those speaking with the authority of God it s difficult to complain about ignorant laws or the injustice of being charged ex post factoBut throughout it all he apparently maintained some sort of cognitive dissonance Perhaps he didn t buy everything the church was selling but he certainly didn t cast it all off eitherI was surprised to see how many of these men were devoted followers of God Not just Galileo but Copernicus et al Because it seems to me Scientists today make Galileo out to be the enemy of the church and I don t believe he wasDon t take this the wrong way I m no enemy of Science I m all for Science But I don t think it s fair to the memory of Galileo to set him Otter Chaos Otter Chaos #1 up as a propaganda piece Scientists especially should know that the world is much complicated than thatAnd while we re talking about Science it was brought The Illusionists up that Galileo s most enduring discovery wasn t his star gazing It was his The Last Testament use of experimentation Testing and testing and retesting Taking on the word of Aristotle by proving something Sure his discoveries are important but he changed the way we approach problems and that impacts all branches of Science whereas discovering some moons mostly effects astronomyAs for Religion I found it odd that Sobel didn t talk about Luther He gets mentioned a couple times whereas The Thirty Years War gets brought One for My Baby up often Part of the reason the church and when I say the church I m talking about the Catholic church here not the Protestants they had their own problems at the moment was so hard on Galileo was because its authority had been challenged in The Thirty Years War And yes that s in the time frame but certainly they hadn t forgotten about The 95 Theses That was the catalystEither way the church was fighting an Paragon Walk uphill battle with Galileo I imagine one could argue that God was on his side Science at least wasThis brings We up one of Galileo s main points Nature cannot contradict the Bible If we see something in nature that contradicts scripture either we aren t looking at it correctly or our interpretation of scripture is incorrect He says Holy Scripture cannot err and the decrees therein contained are absolutely true and and inviolable I should only have added that though Scripture cannot err its expounders and interpreters are liable to err in many ways This is THE paradox of a faith that teaches the infallibility of ScriptureAt the time these claims were edgy no doubt But even so I d contend Galileo was still a good decent Catholic When the church told him to censor his book he did He blacked out the offending passages Although Sobel adds that he did so with very light strokesThis brings me to some last thoughts dealing with censorshipI heard that Stalin censored the same way He d outright ban books or he d have everyone black out offending passagesAnd I know I m going out on a limb here I know I m getting away from Galileo but this is what really REALLY worries me about Kindles and e Books and i Pads etc That if someone comes along and wants to censor something with books they have to go one at a time With e books a person can just click and it s gone

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Dava Sobel Û 6 Read Read & Download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Û Dava Sobel Galileo's Daughter A Historical Memoir of Science Faith and Love Free read Ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Inspired by long fascination with Galileo the surviving letters of his daughter a cloistered nun Sobel has written a biography of the one Einstein called the father of modern physics indeed of modern science altogether Galileo's Daughter presents a portrait of a person hitherto lost to history described by Galileo as a woman of exuisite mind singular goodness most tenderly attached to me Son of a musician Galileo Galilei 1564 1642 tried at 1st to enter a monastery before engaging the skills that made him the foremost scientist of his day Tho he never left Italy his inventions discoveries were heralded round the world Most sensationally his telescopes allowed him to reveal a new reality in the heavens to reinforce the argument that the Earth moves round the Sun For this. What a spectacular book My advice to you is to violently discard the grossly inferior book you are currently wasting your time with for this one instead Toss it aside like the trash it is This is a far better substitute Do yourself some good instead The mythology of Galileo as truly the first modern scientist is of course both revered and legendary His condemnation by the Church his cannon balls from Pisa Tower and his ingenious improvements on the telescope well known stories to be sure are re told here with fresh insight and clarity Importantly though is that I felt that one can not help but be struck by the contemporary relevance in these stories The truths that science reveals and the unwillingness that a particular ideology or political group exhibits towards accepting those truths are just as damaging today as they were 400 years ago Consider Galileo s cannon balls the thinking at the time was that the speed of an object in free fall was proportional to its weight Galileo reasoned that it was intuitively wrong to suggest that from a height of 100 feet a 100 pound ball would hit the ground while a 1 pound ball dropped at the same time would have only traveled one foot When he tried the experiment the discrepancy between the two weights was merely a few inches As I read of how some of Galileo s contemporaries refused to accept these discoveries I couldn t help but draw parallels to the animosity displayed by some toward climate change Just as some are willing to disregard the overwhelming support of whole hypothesis because of a few findings to the contrary so too were Galileo critics willing to disregard his whole hypothesis because of those two inches His response was that they ignored the ninety foot discrepancy the old dogma suggested to focus instead on his two inches Yet today so many are comfortable ignoring the facts of climate change focusing instead on those two inches of debate And just as Galileo s two inch discrepancy was due to air resistance so too will science address all the complex facets inherent in the vigorous and healthy debate of climate change If it is evolution stem cell therapies projected water shortages or the impending energy crisis so many today are willing to disregard science when it interferes with their comfort We have not only forgotten Galileo we have reduced him to a myth a story only Someone who played with a telescope instead of someone who changed the worldBut in addition to all this perhaps even above all of this the book is a beautiful story of the love between a father and his daughter Through the surviving correspondence of Galileo s daughter a bright yet reclusive nun we see the esteemed scientist in a whole new way As a person a father rather than an obscure legend Moving and simple and powerful All told this was beautifully done


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    PDF [Galileo's Daughter A Historical Memoir of Science Faith and Love trucks] AUTHOR Dava Sobel – Book, TXT or Kindle eBook free Well it’s really about Galileo The daughter thing is a hook and I found that to be the weakest part of the book Galileo in this historical memoir has had three children by a woman not his wife The daughters are thus unmarriageable and are sent to a convent The daughter of the title sends him letters usually including reuests for money This book provides considerable detail about the travails the great scient

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    Dava Sobel Û 6 Read Read & Download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Û Dava Sobel Read Galileo's Daughter A Historical Memoir of Science Faith and Love Einstein said of Galileo that he was the father of modern physics of modern science altogether We think of him as the father of astronomy But how much do we really know about his life? The answer surprisingly is

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    Dava Sobel Û 6 Read Read & Download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Û Dava Sobel PDF [Galileo's Daughter A Historical Memoir of Science Faith and Love trucks] AUTHOR Dava Sobel – Book, TXT or Kindle eBook free What a spectacular book My advice to you is to violently discard the grossly inferior book you are currently wasting your time with for this one instead Toss it aside like the trash it is This is a far better substitute Do yourself some good instead The mythology of Galileo as truly the first modern scientist is of course both rev

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    PDF [Galileo's Daughter A Historical Memoir of Science Faith and Love trucks] AUTHOR Dava Sobel – Book, TXT or Kindle eBook free After 150 pages I decided if this book didn’t end by smashing the patriarchy I didn’t want to read any And since it would end in 1642 I gave up Say what you will about ‘the times’ it’s impossible to buy the idea that a well off well

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    PDF [Galileo's Daughter A Historical Memoir of Science Faith and Love trucks] AUTHOR Dava Sobel – Book, TXT or Kindle eBook free Read & Download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Û Dava Sobel Read Galileo's Daughter A Historical Memoir of Science Faith and Love So given the title you'd think this would be about Galileo's daughter Sister Maria Celeste who he called a woman of exuisite mind singular goodness and most tenderly attached to me Perhaps you might have thought that through her eyes this account is partly based upon and includes several of her letters you might gain insight into the mind of the man Einstein called the father of modern physics indeed of modern science a

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    PDF [Galileo's Daughter A Historical Memoir of Science Faith and Love trucks] AUTHOR Dava Sobel – Book, TXT or Kindle eBook free DNF around 30% The title of this book is misleading it's really a book about Galileo and only secondarily about his daughter who was clearly the Human Interest Angle to illuminate the life of a Great Man Despite his devout Catholicis

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    Dava Sobel Û 6 Read Read & Download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Û Dava Sobel Read Galileo's Daughter A Historical Memoir of Science Faith and Love As the daughter of a physicist I couldn't resist this book It is a biography of both Galileo and his older daughter who was a nun in a local monastery Her letters to Galileo are the foundation of the book I enjoyed reading the history of Galileo's trial for heresy and also the day to day events that mostly comprise his daughter's letters A fascinating look into the life of Galileo and 17th century Italy

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    PDF [Galileo's Daughter A Historical Memoir of Science Faith and Love trucks] AUTHOR Dava Sobel – Book, TXT or Kindle eBook free Galileo Galileo Galileo Figaro MAGNIFICO O O O SCIENCE AND RELIGION My biggest uestion after reading this book is what did Galileo believe?Science has canonized him as one of their patron saints and rightfully so

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    Read Galileo's Daughter A Historical Memoir of Science Faith and Love Read & Download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Û Dava Sobel Dava Sobel Û 6 Read Galileo had a daughter? So what? That uestion may be raised which is understandable Besides all famous people do procreate right? What makes Galileo’s Daughter so significant anyway? Well if you read this book yo

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    Read & Download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Û Dava Sobel PDF [Galileo's Daughter A Historical Memoir of Science Faith and Love trucks] AUTHOR Dava Sobel – Book, TXT or Kindle eBook free This is a well researched historical novel about the relationship between Galileo and his eldest daughter Virginia Galilei 1600 1634 Apparently Galileo did not marry Marina Gamba of Venice even though they had 3 children together The son Vincenzo was legitimized and studied law at the University of Pisa The two girls were deemed to be un marriageable so were sent off to become nuns when they were 11 years old Virginia became Suor Maria Cele

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  • Galileo's Daughter A Historical Memoir of Science Faith and Love
  • Dava Sobel
  • English
  • 14 January 2019
  • 9780007635757