John Hedley Brooke's scientific contributions

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Aspects of the Galileo affair are identified that can be of particular value in teaching AT 17. Some common myths are exposed as a corrective to popular images of intrinsic conflict between science and religion.


... Also, Brecht's play argued the debates and wars about 'religious power vs. state control' and 'intelligent design vs. science-based thinking'. The importance of Brecht's play to this study is that it reinforces a point on which the Galileo affair offers a striking demonstration that scientific research does not take place in a cultural vacuum (Brooke, 1990). Therefore, there is a need for research to explore these issues about the relationships between scientists, scientific research and religion within the community of the science teachers in a Muslim country like Egypt. ...