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Edited by Giorgio Strano, Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza (IMSS), Florence
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.
Louise Hill Curth, University of Winchester
This book is about medical beliefs and practices for animals in early modern England. Although there are numerous texts on the subject of human health, this is the first and only text to focus exclusively on animals during this period.
This two-volume work describes the pre-industrial history of mechanical engineering and covers power generation, transport, manufacturing, and weapons technology. Important items are discussed in each section and performance data are presented in easily understood graphical format using over ...
Bruce S. Eastwood, University of Kentucky
Based on scores of medieval manuscript texts and diagrams, the book shows how Roman sources were used in the age of Charlemagne to reintroduce and expand a qualitative picture of articulated geometrical order in the heavens.
Joseph S. Fruton, Yale University
This book is a brief history of the centuries-old fascination with the process of alcoholic fermentation, the debates about its nature, and its elucidation during the early twentieth century.
Following Alexander of Aphrodisias through the Aristotelian tradition from the second to the sixteenth century, this book discovers an almost forgotten leading figure in the fervently disputed development of psychology and natural philosophy in early modern times.
Editor: K.S. Grooss
Publications from the 15th-20th centuries in the field of medicine. Most of the originals are housed in the library of the Museum Boerhaave in Leiden. The selection is based on Garrison and Morton's Medical Bibliography. This collection includes 24 titles authored or co-authored by H. Boerhaave.
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