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Scientific Enterprise in Early Modern Europe Readings from Isis

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ISBN-10: 0226139476

ISBN-13: 9780226139470

Edition: N/A

Authors: Peter Dear

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This collection brings together thirteen articles on early modern Western science, each representing an important contribution to the ways in which the scientific revolution is regarded today. The anthology features classic and prize-winning articles by renowned scholars, including "Totius in verba: Rhetoric and Authority in the Early Royal Society," by Peter Dear; "The Melanchthon Circle, Rheticus, and the Wittenberg Interpretation of the Copernican Theory," by Robert S. Westman; "Laboratory Design and the Aim of Science," by Owen Hannaway; "Geography as Self-Definition in Early Modern England," by Lesley B. Cormack; "What Happened to Occult Qualities in the Scientific Revolution?" by…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 10/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 348
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Introduction Peter Dear
The Melanchthon Circle Rheticus, and the
Interpretation of the Copernican Theory
Laboratory Design and the Aim of Science: Andreas Libavius versus
"Good Fences Make Good Neighbors": Geography as Self-Definition in Early Modern England
What Happened to Occult Qualities in the Scientific Revolution?
Science and Patronage: Galileo and the Telescope
The Telescope in the Seventeenth Century
Descartes on Refraction: Scientific versus Rhetorical Method Bruce Stansfield Eastwood
Early Seventeenth-Century Atomism: Theory, Epistemology, and the Insufficiency of Experiment
Robert Boyle and Structural Chemistry in the Seventeenth Century
Totius in verba: Rhetoric and Authority in the Early Royal Society Peter Dear The House of Experiment in Seventeenth-Century England
Winkelmann at the Berlin Academy: A Turning Point for Women in Science
Appendix: Articles on Early Modern European Science in Isis, 1970-1996
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