|Galileo (1943) [Play]|
by Bertolt Brecht
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(From the publisher):
Considered by many to be one of Brecht's masterpieces, Galileo explores the question of a scientist's social and ethical responsibility, as the brilliant Galileo must choose between his life and his life's work when confronted with the demands of the Inquisition. Through the dramatic characterization of the famous physicist, Brecht examines the issues of scientific morality and the difficult relationship between the intellectual and authority.
Original title: Leben des Galileo
Genre: Drama and Plays→ Historical