The Initial Growth of Galileo’s Problem

  • Edoardo Benvenuto


In the preceding pages, we have tried to describe the development of the First Day of the Discorsi as a journey—albeit a digressive one—from a definite beginning to a less definite end. But the ideas presented in the Second Day had a less clear-cut fate. Their history is characterized by fragmentation; instead of a highway, we have dozens of footpaths, weaving all over the terrain, sometimes parallel, sometimes intersecting, never straightforward.


Eighteenth Century Initial Growth Academie Royale Continuity Force Wood Plank 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edoardo Benvenuto
    • 1
  1. 1.Facoltà di Architettura di GenovaUniversità di GenovaGenovaItaly

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