Science in the age of Baroque

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Other Authors / Creators:Gal, Ofer.
Chen-Morris, Raz.
Format: Electronic eBook
Imprint: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, c2013.
Series:Archives internationales d'histoire des idées ; 208.
Online Access:Available in Springer Humanities, Social Sciences and Law eBooks 2013 English/International.
Table of Contents:
  • Baroque modes and the production of knowledge / Ofer Gal and Raz Chen-Morris
  • Part I, Order: What was the relation of Baroque culture to the trajectory of early modern natural philosophy? / John A. Schuster
  • "Bent and directed towards him" : a stylistic analysis of Kircher's Sunflower clock / Koen Vermeir
  • From divine order to human approximation : mathematics in Baroque science / Ofer Gal
  • Part II, Vision: "The quality of nothing" : Shakespearean mirrors and Kepler's visual economy of science / Raz Chen-Morris
  • Agostino Scilla, a Baroque painter in pursuit of science / Paula Findlen
  • What exactly was Torricelli's "barometer?" / J.B. Shank
  • William Harvey and the way of the artisan / Alan Salter
  • Part III, Excess: Crossing the pillars of Hercules : Francis Bacon, the Scientific Revolution and the New World / John Gascoigne
  • The hive and the pendulum : universal metrology and Baroque science / Nicholas Dew
  • Chymical philosophy and Boyle's incongruous philosophical chymistery / Victor D. Boantza
  • The simulation of nature and the dissimulation of the law on a Baroque stage : Galileo and the Church revisited / Rivka Feldhay.