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Knowing Nature in Early Modern Europe

Knowing Nature in Early Modern Europe

Wydawnictwo Taylor & Francis Ltd
Data wydania 01/02/2015
Liczba stron 240
Forma publikacji książka w twardej oprawie
Poziom zaawansowania Dla szkół wyższych i kształcenia podyplomowego
ISBN 9781848935181
Kategorie Filozofia nauki, Historia nauki
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Opis książki

Today we are used to clear divisions between science and the arts. But early modern thinkers had no such distinctions, with 'knowledge' being a truly interdisciplinary pursuit. Each chapter of this collection presents a case study from a different area of knowledge.

Knowing Nature in Early Modern Europe

Spis treści

Part 1: Unity and the Investigation of Nature

1. 'Not a Hundred Sorts of Beasts, Not Two Hundred of Birds': Universal Language and the Early Modern End of the World

James Dougal Fleming

2 The Moral Physiology of Laughter

Stephen Pender

3. The Part and the Whole: Architectonics of Knowledge in Seventeenth-Century English Thought

Kevin Killeen

Part 2: God's Two Books

4. The Use of Scripture in the Beast Machine Controversy

Lloyd Strickland

5. Johann Jacob Zimmermann and God's Two Books: Copernican Cosmology in Lutheran Germany around 1700

Mike A Zuber

6. The Cosmology of Martinus Szent-Ivany SJ (1633-1705): Some Philological Notes on His Dissertatio Cosmographica Seu de Mundi Systemate

Svorad Zavarsky

Part 3: Imagination and Reality: Time, Zoology and Memory

7. May Not Duration Be Represented as Distinctly as Space? Geography and the Visualization of Time in the Early Eighteenth Century

Stephen Boyd Davis

8. Early Modern Natural Science as an Agent for Change in Naturalist Painting: Jacopo Ligozzi's Zoological Illustrations as a Case Study

Angelica Groom

9. 'Direct Ideas': The Quotidian Imagination in John Willis's 1618 Memory Theater

Adam Rzepka

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