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It came out just as barberini was becoming pope urban. Urban really liked the book. More about method. the most famous passage, galileo syays the book of nature, is written in mathematical characters. The letters are triangle, squares, and circles. You cant understand a word without understanding mathematics. Different threads in galileos thoughts, math behind everything, and the geometrical mechanical characteristics. Only primary qualities of size, shape, and motion. Not hot or cold. Just how they are on our sense organs. What is the real world like? Little partices that have size shape and motion but don't have color, smell, taste, those exist only in out minds. If we had different sense organs it would all be different. The primary qualities are mechanical and can be treated geometrically and mathematically. Hard to treat things like taste and smell mathematically. Important to galileos approach.
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course HISTORY 322D taught by Professor Hunt during the Fall '11 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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