Atomism in Late Medieval Philosophy and Theology

Edited by Christophe Grellard, École Française de Rome and Centre d'Études Supérieures de la Renaissance (CNRS) and Aurélien Robert, University of Paris 1 -Sorbonne

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ISBN13: 
9789004172173
E-ISBN: 
9789047425649
Publication Date: 
December 2008
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Hardback
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x, 252 pp.
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ISSN: 
1567-8393
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8/9

Edited by Silke Ackermann, Museum of the History of Science; Richard L. Kremer, Dartmouth College and Mara Miniati, Museo Galileo

This study examines the display of scientific instruments in venues beyond the laboratory or the classroom, in museums, fairs, universal exhibitions, theatres, movies, book frontispieces, and patent offices.
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Volume: 
46/4
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004264397
Expected: 
September 2014

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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45/23
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004251786
Publication date: 
June 2014

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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44/22
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004260344
Publication date: 
June 2014

Edited by Heather Ellis, Liverpool Hope University and Ulrike Kirchberger, University of Kassel

Anglo-German Scholarly Networks explores a wide range of scholarly and scientific connections between Britain and Germany from the late eighteenth century to the interwar years.
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43/4
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004253124
Publication date: 
January 2014

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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42/21
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004254848
Publication date: 
September 2013

Louise Hill Curth, University of Winchester

'A plaine and easie waie to remedie a horse': equine medicine in early modern England is Louise Hill Curth's groundbreaking new book on the health and illness of what were historically the most important domesticated, working animals.
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Volume: 
41
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004223943
Publication date: 
August 2013

Edited by Jim Bennett, Science Museum, London and Sofia Talas, University of Padua

Cabinets of Experimental Philosophy in Eighteenth-Century Europe explains how collections of instruments for demonstrating the principles of Newtonian science were offered successfully to a broad public audience and formed the basis of an intellectual, educational and cultural movement that...
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40/3
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004252967
Publication date: 
June 2013

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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39/20
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004246089
Publication date: 
June 2013

Natalia Tsvetkova St. Petersburg State University

Failure of American and Soviet Cultural Imperialism In German Universities, 1945-1990 shows how and why both American and Soviet policies of the transformation of German universities eventually failed.
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Volume: 
38/10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004250246
Publication date: 
June 2013

Tobias Krüger, Staatsarchiv Solothurn

In Discovering the Ice Ages Tobias Krüger explores the discovery of the Ice Ages over the course of the 19th century, how the idea was received, and what further research it stimulated for the first time from an international perspective.
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Volume: 
37
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004241695
Publication date: 
June 2013

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