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Reading the book of nature : the other side of the Scientific Revolution, Allen G. Debus and Michael T. Walton, editors

Label
Reading the book of nature : the other side of the Scientific Revolution
Title
Reading the book of nature
Title remainder
the other side of the Scientific Revolution
Statement of responsibility
Allen G. Debus and Michael T. Walton, editors
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
509/.031
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R 146
LC item number
R43 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WZ 56
Series statement
Sixteenth century essays & studies
Series volume
v. 41
Label
Reading the book of nature : the other side of the Scientific Revolution, Allen G. Debus and Michael T. Walton, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The present volume is composed of papers read at a series of sessions centered on the history of renaissance and early modern science and medicine held in St. Louis at the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference 24-27 Ocotober 1996" -- Preface
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Genesis and chemistry in the sixteenth century / Michael T. Walton -- Seeds with a mechanical purpose: Severinus' semina and seventeenth-century matter theory / Jole Shackelford -- Erastus and Patracelsianism: theological motifs in Thomas Erastus' rejection of Paracelsian natural philosophy / Charles D. Gunnoe, Jr. -- Libavius the Paracelsian? Monstrous novelties, institutions, and the norms of social virtue / Bruce T. Moran -- Alchemical and Baconian views on the art-nature division / William R. Newman -- Wisdom of the ancients and Francis Bacon's New Atlantis / Stephen A. McKnight -- John Dee and the Paracelsians / Nicholas H. Clulee -- "Older" view about matter in John Wilkins' "Modern" mathematical magick / Ana Maria Alfonso-Goldfarh -- Paracelsus and the delayed scientific revolution in Spain: a legacy of Philip II / Allen G. Debus -- Danish medicines for the Danes and the defense of indigenous medicines / Martha Baldwin -- Diversity in alchemy: the case of Gaston "Claveus" DuClo, a scholastic mercurialist chrysopoeian -- Lawrence M. Principe -- Many worlds of Jean D'Espagnet / Thomas Willard -- Talismans, incubi, divination, and the Book of M*: the bureau d'adresse confronts the occult / Kathleen Wellman -- Nature and art in seventeenth-century French chemical textbooks / Ursula Klein -- Contribution of Laurent Joubert's Traité du ris to sixteenth-century physiology of laughter / Vera Cecília Machline
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 280 pages
Isbn
9780940474482
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
97033101
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white), facsimilies
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1157036-01umb_inst
  • (CStRLIN)DCLC9733101-B
  • (OCoLC)37606209
Label
Reading the book of nature : the other side of the Scientific Revolution, Allen G. Debus and Michael T. Walton, editors
Publication
Note
"The present volume is composed of papers read at a series of sessions centered on the history of renaissance and early modern science and medicine held in St. Louis at the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference 24-27 Ocotober 1996" -- Preface
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Genesis and chemistry in the sixteenth century / Michael T. Walton -- Seeds with a mechanical purpose: Severinus' semina and seventeenth-century matter theory / Jole Shackelford -- Erastus and Patracelsianism: theological motifs in Thomas Erastus' rejection of Paracelsian natural philosophy / Charles D. Gunnoe, Jr. -- Libavius the Paracelsian? Monstrous novelties, institutions, and the norms of social virtue / Bruce T. Moran -- Alchemical and Baconian views on the art-nature division / William R. Newman -- Wisdom of the ancients and Francis Bacon's New Atlantis / Stephen A. McKnight -- John Dee and the Paracelsians / Nicholas H. Clulee -- "Older" view about matter in John Wilkins' "Modern" mathematical magick / Ana Maria Alfonso-Goldfarh -- Paracelsus and the delayed scientific revolution in Spain: a legacy of Philip II / Allen G. Debus -- Danish medicines for the Danes and the defense of indigenous medicines / Martha Baldwin -- Diversity in alchemy: the case of Gaston "Claveus" DuClo, a scholastic mercurialist chrysopoeian -- Lawrence M. Principe -- Many worlds of Jean D'Espagnet / Thomas Willard -- Talismans, incubi, divination, and the Book of M*: the bureau d'adresse confronts the occult / Kathleen Wellman -- Nature and art in seventeenth-century French chemical textbooks / Ursula Klein -- Contribution of Laurent Joubert's Traité du ris to sixteenth-century physiology of laughter / Vera Cecília Machline
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 280 pages
Isbn
9780940474482
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
97033101
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white), facsimilies
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1157036-01umb_inst
  • (CStRLIN)DCLC9733101-B
  • (OCoLC)37606209

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