The Astronomical Tables of Giovanni Bianchini

José Chabás, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Bernard R. Goldstein, University of Pittsburgh

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€98,00
$118.00
ISBN13: 
9789004176157
E-ISBN: 
9789047429593
Publication Date: 
May 2009
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Hardback
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x, 146 pp.
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2468-6808

Author: John Buridan. Editors: M. Streijger and P.J.J.M. Bakker. Contributors: J.M.M.H. Thijssen and E.D. Sylla

This volume presents the first critical edition of books I & II of the final redaction of John Buridan's Questions Commentary on Aristotle's Physics. The edition is accompanied by a detailed guide to the contents of Buridan's questions.
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Volume: 
25
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004131651
E-ISBN: 
9789004262355
Publication date: 
May 2015
€179,00
$227.00

Edited and Translated by Anna Marie Roos, University of Lincoln

Volume one of the Correspondence of Martin Lister (1639-1712), Royal Physician, and the first arachnologist and conchologist, comprises ca. 400 letters dating from 1662 to 1677.
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Volume: 
24
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004225534
E-ISBN: 
9789004263321
Publication date: 
February 2015
€265,00
$337.00

Pietro Daniel Omodeo, Max Planck Institute, Berlin, Germany

In Copernicus in the Cultural Debates of the Renaissance, Pietro Daniel Omodeo assesses how Copernican astronomy interacted with European culture and examines topics ranging from computation to epistemology, natural philosophy, theology and ethics. 
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Volume: 
23
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004251786
E-ISBN: 
9789004254503
Publication date: 
June 2014
€165,00
$209.00

Miguel A. Granada, University of Barcelona, Spain, Adam Mosley, Swansea University, UK and Nick Jardine, Cambridge University, UK

Christoph Rothmann’s Discourse on the Comet of 1585 offers the first edition of the Latin treatise after it was published in 1619. It is accompanied by an English translation and a full introduction and commentary.
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Volume: 
22
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004260344
E-ISBN: 
9789004260351
Publication date: 
June 2014
€154,00
$196.00

Anke Timmermann, Cambridge University

Verse and Transmutation: A Corpus of Middle English Alchemical Poetry identifies and investigates a corpus of twenty-one anonymous Middle English recipes for the philosophers’ stone through critical editions and studies on their histories in early modern manuscripts, literature and libraries.
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Volume: 
21
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004254848
E-ISBN: 
9789004254831
Publication date: 
September 2013
€141,00
$174.00

Patrick J. Boner, Johns Hopkins University

Spanning the course of his career, this book brings new light to Kepler’s vitalistic views and their central place in his world picture. It challenges our view of Kepler as a nascent mechanical philosopher who fell back on an older form of physics.
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Volume: 
20
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004246089
E-ISBN: 
9789004246096
Publication date: 
June 2013
€113,00
$141.00

Edited by Paul J.J.M. Bakker, Radboud University Nijmegen, Sander W. de Boer, University of Groningen, and Cees Leijenhorst, Radboud University Nijmegen

Psychology and the Other Disciplines looks at how Aristotelian psychology developed from the medieval to the early modern period, by studying its interactions with the other philosophical disciplines, medicine, and theology.
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Volume: 
19
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004239531
E-ISBN: 
9789004239548
Publication date: 
October 2012
€118,00
$149.00

Translated with Introduction and Notes by Wilbur Applebaum, Illinois Institute of Technology

This text by Jeremiah Horrocks is his accurate prediction and the first observation of a significant astronomical event, and his analysis and comments on the changing nature and pactices of astronomy between Galileo and Newton in the 17th century.
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Volume: 
18
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004221932
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9789004221949
Publication date: 
March 2012
€114,00
$139.00

Hiro Hirai, Radboud University Nijmegen

Exploring Renaissance humanists’ debates on matter, life and the soul, this volume addresses the contribution of humanist culture to the evolution of early modern natural philosophy so as to shed light on the medical context of the Scientific Revolution.
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Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004218710
E-ISBN: 
9789004218727
Publication date: 
December 2011
€114,00
$139.00

Anna Marie Roos, University of Oxford

This first full-length biography of Dr. Martin Lister (1639-1712), vice-president of the Royal Society, Royal Physician, and the first arachnologist and conchologist, provides an unprecedented picture of a seventeenth-century virtuoso.
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Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004207035
E-ISBN: 
9789004209565
Publication date: 
July 2011
€154,00
$186.00

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