Renaissance and Revolution; Humanists, scholars, craftsmen and natural philosophers in early modern Europe.

By: FIELD, J.V., & Frank A.J.L. JAMES (editors).

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8vo. xv, 291 pp. Figs., index. Cloth, dust-jacket. Ink ownership signature of David C. Lindberg. Fine. Contributors include Vivian Nutton, "Greek Science in the sixteenth-century Renaissance," William Eamon, 'With the rules of life and an enema': Leonardo Fioavanti's medical primitivism," Harold J. Cook, "The cutting edge of a revolution? Medicine and natural history near the shores of the North Sea," Richard Westfall, "Science and technology during the Scientific Revolution. . ." J.V. Field, "Mathematics and the craft of painting: Piero della Francesca and perspective," Mary G. Winkler & Albert Van Helden, "Johannes Hevelius and the visual language of astronomy," Frances Willmoth, "Mathematical sciences and military technology: the Ordnance Office in the reign of Charles II," Alan Gabbey, "Between ars and philosophia naturalis: reflections on the historiography of early modern mechanics," A. Rupert Hall, "Retrospection on the Scientific Revolution," Michael Hunter, "The conscience of Robert Boyle: functionalism, 'dysfunctionalism' and the task of historical understanding," R.W. Home, "Newton's subtle matter: the Opticks queries and the mechanical philosophy," Gad Freudenthal, "Clandestine Stoic concepts in mechanical philosophy: the problem of electrical attraction," Karin Figala & Ulrich Petzold, "Alchemy in the Newtonian circle: personal acquaintances and the problem of the late phase of Isaac Newton's alchemy," and Paolo Casini, "The reception of Newton's Opticks in Italy," et al. ISBN: 0521434270 / 0-521-43427-0

Title: Renaissance and Revolution; Humanists, scholars, craftsmen and natural philosophers in early modern Europe.

Author Name: FIELD, J.V., & Frank A.J.L. JAMES (editors).

Categories: Renaissance,

Publisher: Cambridge:, Cambridge University Press, 1993.: 1993

ISBN Number: 0521434270

ISBN Number 13: 9780521434270

lbs: 3.00 lbs

Seller ID: BL2911

Keywords: Renaissance