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

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Contents
 List of illustrations
 Abbreviations
 Introduction. From Brass Instruments to Textual Supplements
 Chapter 1. Financing the Aura: Distance and the 
Construction of Scientific Authority
 Chapter 2. Replication or Monopoly? From the Telescope to 
the Medicean Stars
 Chapter 3. Between Risk and Credit: Picturing Objects in 
the Making
 Chapter 4. The Supplemental Economy of Galileo's Book of 
Nature
 Epilogue. Unintended Differences
 Acknowledgments
 References
 Index
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Research -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Scientific apparatus and instruments -- History.
Discoveries in science.