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Reason, experiment, and mysticism in the scientific revolution. M.L. Righini Bonelli and William R. Shea, editors.

; Shea, William R., editor ; Gruppo italiano di storia delle scienze
[1st ed.].. New York, Science History Publications, 1975.
ISBN 9780882020181, 0882020188

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Other Authors Righini Bonelli, Maria Luisa,
Shea, William R.,
Gruppo italiano di storia delle scienze.
Subjects Europe.
Science -- Europe -- History -- Congresses.
Sciences -- Europe -- Histoire -- Congrè€s.
Wissenschaftliche Revolution.
Description vi, 320 pages illustrations 24 cm
Copyright Date 1975.
Notes Papers presented at a symposium held in Capri in April 1974 and sponsored by the Gruppo italiano di storia della scienza.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction: trends in the interpretation of seventeenth century science / William R. Shea -- Chemical debates of the seventeenth century: the reaction to Robert Fludd and Jean Baptiste van Helmont / Allen G. Debus -- Alchemy in the seventeenth century: the European and Italian scene / Cesare Vasoli -- New light on Galileo's lunar observations / Guglielmo Righini -- Dissertatio cum Professore Righini et Sidereo Nuncio / Owen Gingerich -- Terrestrial interpretations of lunar spots / Willy Hartner -- Marcello Malpighi and the founding of anatomical microscopy / Luigi Belloni -- Malpighi, Descartes and the epistemological problems of iatromechanism / Francois Duchesneau -- Galileo's new science of motion / Stillman Drake -- Sources of Galileo's early natural philosophy / A.C. Crombie -- Mathematics and Galileo's inclined plane experiment / Pierre Costabel -- Role of alchemy in Newton's career / Richard Westfall -- Newton, a sceptical alchemist? / Paolo Casini -- Newton's voyage in the strange seas of alchemy / Marie Boas Hall -- Hermeticism, rationality, and the scientific revolution / Paolo Rossi -- Magic, metaphysics and mysticism in the scientific revolution / A. Rupert Hall -- Mathematical revolution of the seventeenth century / Rene Taton.
Genre Conference papers and proceedings.
Geographic Area Europe
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1031257
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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