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Title Natural particulars : nature and the disciplines in Renaissance Europe / edited by Anthony Grafton and Nancy Siraisi
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c1999
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 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  QH81 N285 1999    AVAILABLE    30530000707091
Descript xi, 426 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Dibner Institute studies in the history of science and technology
Note Based on papers from a workshop held at Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology, May 5-6, 1995
Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction / Anthony Grafton and Nancy Siraisi -- 1. Number, Shape, and Meaning in Pico's Christian Cabala: The Upright Tsade, the Closed Mem, and the Gaping Jaws of Azazel / Brian P. Copenhaver -- 2. The Study of the Timaeus in Early Renaissance Italy / James Hankins -- 3. Marsilio Ficino: Daemonic Mathematics and the Hypotenuse of the Spirit / Michael J. B. Allen -- 4. Space, Light, and Soul in Francesco Patrizi's Nova de Universis Philosophia (1591) / Luc Deitz -- 5. The Problemata as A Natural Philosophical Genre / Ann Blair -- 6. The Pseudo-Aristotelian Problemata and Aristotle's De animalibus in the Renaissance / John Monfasani -- 7. Epistemological Problems in Giovanni Mainardi's Commentary on Galen's Ars parva / Daniela Mugnai Carrara -- 8. "A Diet for Barbarians": Introducing Renaissance Medicine to Tudor England / Vivian Nutton -- 9. From the Laboratory to the Library: Alchemy According to Guglielmo Fabri / Chiara Crisciani -- 10. The Homunculus and His Forebears: Wonders of Art and Nature / William Newman -- 11. Natural Particulars: Medical Epistemology, Practice, and the Literature of Healing Springs / Katharine Park -- 12. The Formation of a Scientific Community: Natural History in Sixteenth-Century Italy / Paula Findlen -- 13. Empiricism and Community in Early Modern Science and Art: Some Comments on Baths, Plants, and Courts / Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann
Subject Nature -- Congresses
Life sciences -- Europe -- History -- Congresses
Science, Renaissance -- Congresses
Alt Author Grafton, Anthony
Siraisi, Nancy G
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