Renaissance meteorology : Pomponazzi to Descartes / Craig Martin
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011
1 copy under consideration for Fu Ssu-Nien Library.
viii, 213 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (p. -205) and index
The epistemology of meteorology : conjecture and provisional knowledge -- The ends of weather : teleology in Renaissance meteorology -- The Ferrarese earthquakes and the employment of learned meteorology -- The chymistry of weather -- Niccolo Cabeo's meteorology as the basis for a new aristotelianism -- Causation and method in Cartesian meteorology