Galileo: Science and Religion


William Carroll is professor of European intellectual history and the history of science at Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa. He is the Director of Cornell's Program in Science and Religion, and Chair of the Program in Mediaeval and Renaissance Studies. He has lectured throughout the United States and Canada, as well as in England, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Morocco, Argentina, and Australia. During the academic year 1999-2000, he delivered a series of lectures on Creation and Science: The Mediaeval Heritage in the Faculty of Theology at the University of Oxford.

Peter Hodgson is a fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford University, England, where he heads the Nuclear Physics Theoretical Group of the Nuclear Particle Physics Laboratory. He has written 10 books on nuclear physics, 300 research articles and many popular articles on theology and science.

Course Number 029
8 lectures.

  1. The Legend of Galileo
  2. Galileo and the Renaissance
  3. Galileo the Physicist
  4. Galileo the Astronomer
  5. Galileo and the Inquisition I
  6. Galileo and the Inquisition II
  7. Galileo and the Inquisition III
  8. Galileo: Theologian

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