You'd like 'The Great Ptolemaic Smackdown and Down-and-Dirty Mud-Wrassle
A revisionist essay by the author of the GREAT 'In the Country of the Blind,' Michael F. Flynn.
A revisionist history of the heliocentric controversy.
Analog, Jan.-Feb. 2013.
History ain't what it seems. He starts out by challenging us to prove the heliocentric system. He mentions Vansina's 'Oral Tradition as History,' and goes on from there.
In Footnote 10: 'The Renaissance replaced the syllogism with the witty insult'.
Love in King Jesus,
PS: It's worth subscribing to Analog just for this article, and one can start one's subscription with this issue, I believe.