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Author Martin, Craig, 1972-
Title Renaissance meteorology : Pomponazzi to Descartes / Craig Martin
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011
book jacket
1 copy under consideration for Fu Ssu-Nien Library.
Descript viii, 213 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-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
Subject Meteorology -- History -- 17th century
Science, Renaissance
Physics -- Philosophy
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