Stefano Gattei is visiting associate in history at the California Institute of Technology and Dibner Fellow at the Huntington Library. He is the author of Thomas Kuhn (TM)s oeLinguistic Turn and the Legacy of Logical Empiricism and Karl Popper (TM)s Philosophy of Science. He is the coeditor of Physics and Philosophy, the fourth volume of Paul Feyerabend (TM)s collected philosophical papers.
This book is a major scholarly achievement and represents the first collection and translation into English of the earliest biographical accounts of Galileo's life . . . The book gives readers many fascinating key insights into Galileo's life, work and character. * Paradigm Explorer * Works by Galileo's seventeenth-century contemporaries, translated by Stefano Gattei, reveal at first hand the making of his myth in a tumultuous era. ---Barbara Kiser, Nature