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Galileo's instruments of credit : telescopes, images, secrecy / Mario Biagioli.

By: Biagioli, Mario.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago, Ill. ; London : University of Chicago Press, c2006Description: 302 p. : ill., facsims. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0226045617 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642 -- Criticism and interpretation | Research -- Moral and ethical aspects | Scientific apparatus and instruments -- History | Discoveries in scienceOnline resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Financing the aura: distance and the construction of scientific authority -- Replication or monopoly? From the telescope to the Medicean Stars -- Between risk and credit: picturing objects in the making -- The supplemental economy of Galileo's book of nature.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-284) and index.

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