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Gal, Ofer

Science in the Age of Baroque

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Table of contents

1. Baroque Modes and the Production of Knowledge
Ofer Gal, Raz Chen-Morris

2. What Was the Relation of Baroque Culture to the Trajectory of Early Modern Natural Philosophy?
John A. Schuster

3. “Bent and Directed Towards Him”: A Stylistic Analysis of Kircher’s Sunflower Clock
Koen Vermeir

4. From Divine Order to Human Approximation: Mathematics in Baroque Science
Ofer Gal

5. “The Quality of Nothing:” Shakespearean Mirrors and Kepler’s Visual Economy of Science
Raz Chen-Morris

6. Agostino Scilla: A Baroque Painter in Pursuit of Science
Paula Findlen

7. What Exactly Was Torricelli’s “Barometer?”
J. B. Shank

8. William Harvey and the Way of the Artisan
Alan Salter

9. Crossing the Pillars of Hercules: Francis Bacon, the Scientific Revolution and the New World
John Gascoigne

10. The Hive and the Pendulum: Universal Metrology and Baroque Science
Nicholas Dew

11. Chymical Philosophy and Boyle’s Incongruous Philosophical Chymistry
Victor D. Boantza

12. The Simulation of Nature and the Dissimulation of the Law on a Baroque Stage: Galileo and the Church Revisited
Rivka Feldhay

Keywords: Philosophy, History of Philosophy, History, History of Science, Philosophy of Science

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
2013
Series
International Archives of the History of Ideas Archives internationales d'histoire des idées
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789400748071

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