Properly reconstructed, critical social inquiry is the basis for abetter understanding of the social sciences as the distinctive form ofpractical knowledge in modern societies. Their capacity to initiatecriticism not only makes them the democratic moment in modern practicesof inquiry; that is, the social are democratic to the extent that theyare sufficiently reflexive and can initiate discussion of the socialbasis of inquiry within a variety of institutional contexts. Normativecriticism is thus not only based on the moral and cognitive distancecreated by relating and crossing various perspectives; it also has apractical goal. It seeks to expand each normative perspective indialogical reflection and in this way make human beings more aware ofthe circumstances that restrict their freedom and inhibit the full,public use of their practical knowledge. One such salient circumstanceis the long-term historical process of globalization. What is adistinctively critical theory of globalization that aims at such a formof practical knowledge? How might such a theory contribute to wishesand struggles of the age, now that such problematic situations aretransnational and even global? What normative standards can criticsappeal to, if not those immanent in liberalism? While in the nextsection I will certainly talk about critical theorists, I will alsoattempt to do critical social inquiry that combines normative andempirical perspectives with the aim of realizing greater and perhapsnovel forms of democracy where none presently exist.
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Earlier, Pope Urban VIII had personally asked Galileo to give arguments for and against heliocentrism in the book, and to be careful not to advocate heliocentrism. Whether unknowingly or deliberately, Simplicio, the defender of the Aristotelian geocentric view in Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, was often caught in his own errors and sometimes came across as a fool. Indeed, although Galileo states in the preface of his book that the character is named after a famous Aristotelian philosopher (Simplicius in Latin, "Simplicio" in Italian), the name "Simplicio" in Italian also has the connotation of "simpleton". This portrayal of Simplicio made Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems appear as an advocacy book: an attack on Aristotelian geocentrism and defence of the Copernican theory.
While Galileo's application of mathematics to experimental physics was innovative, his mathematical methods were the standard ones of the day, including dozens of examples of an inverse proportion square root method passed down from Fibonacci and Archimedes. The analysis and proofs relied heavily on the Eudoxian theory of proportion, as set forth in the fifth book of Euclid's Elements. This theory had become available only a century before, thanks to accurate translations by Tartaglia and others; but by the end of Galileo's life, it was being superseded by the algebraic methods of Descartes. The concept now named Galileo's paradox was not original with him. His proposed solution, that infinite numbers cannot be compared, is no longer considered useful. 2b1af7f3a8