Life of Galileo: The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui ; The Caucasian Chalk Circle
Arcade Pub., 1994 - 313 Seiten
Three plays deal with authoritarian dogma, a gangster parable of Hitler's rise to power, and a clever judge's difficult decision
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ANDREA : How ? GALILEO : Let ' s examine it . Start at the beginning .
Description ? ANDREA : In the middle there ' s a small stone . GALILEO : That ' s
the earth . ANDREA : Round it there are rings , one inside another . GALILEO :
How many ...
ANDREA : But I can see with my own eyes that the sun goes down in a different
place from where it rises . So how can it stay still ? Of course it can ' t . Galileo :
You can see , indeed ! What can you see ? Nothing at all . You just gawp .
He points to the wooden model of the Ptolemaic system . ANDREA : That ' s
Ptolemy ' s thing . COSIMO : Showing how the sun goes round , is that it ?
ANDREA : So they say . COSIMO sitting down on a chair , takes the model on his
lap : My ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - scottjpearson - LibraryThing
This book, as the introduction delineates, was originally written in Fascist Germany whose attitude towards science and knowledge in general paralleled the ignorance of the Papacy in Galileo's era ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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Young man, I do not eat my cheese absentmindedly. Despite my perforated memory, I can still cling to triumph, most of which are the achievements of others but alas I can still appreciate. I thought ... Vollständige Rezension lesen