A Sincere and Teachable Heart

Self-Denying Virtue in British Intellectual Life, 1736-1859

Richard Bellon, Michigan State University

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€114,00
$145.00
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ISBN13: 
9789004263369
E-ISBN: 
9789004263352
Publication Date: 
November 2014
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
viii, 277 pp.
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ISSN: 
2352-1325
Volume: 
14

Elizabethanne Boran and Mordechai Feingold (eds.)

Reading Newton in Early Modern Europe investigates how, when, where and why Newton’s Principia was interpreted by readers in Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, England and Ireland. University textbooks and popular simplified vernacular texts created new audiences for early modern science.
Series: 
Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004336643
Expected: 
July 2017
€121,00
$140.00

Edited by Ann Blair, Harvard University and Anja-Silvia Goeing, Northumbria University

In this tribute to Anthony Grafton, fifty-eight contributors present new research across the many areas in which Grafton has been active in the history of scholarship and learned culture.
Series: 
Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004263307
E-ISBN: 
9789004263314
Publication date: 
June 2016
€243,00
$315.00

Pietro Daniel Omodeo, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin in collaboration with Karin Friedrich, University of Aberdeen

This collective volume in the history of early-modern science and medicine investigates the transfer of knowledge between Germany and Scotland focusing on the Scottish mathematician and physician Duncan Liddel of Aberdeen.
Series: 
Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004310650
E-ISBN: 
9789004310667
Publication date: 
April 2016
€135,00
$175.00

Paul Botley, University of Cambridge

Richard ‘Dutch’ Thomson, best known today as a Bible translator and one of the earliest English Arminians, was admired by his contemporaries for his learning. This book provides the first biography of Thomson, and edits his surviving correspondence, seventy-eight letters.
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Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004308244
E-ISBN: 
9789004308282
Publication date: 
February 2016
€150,00
$194.00

Qiong Zhang, Wake Forest University, North Carolina, USA

Making the New World Their Own offers a systematic study of how Chinese scholars came to understand that the earth is shaped as a globe. This notion arose from their encounters with the Jesuit missionaries in the seventeenth century.
Series: 
Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004284371
E-ISBN: 
9789004284388
Publication date: 
June 2015
€175,00
$222.00

Edited by Pieter Dhondt, University of Eastern Finland

Through various case studies, this book shows the continuity of the close relationship between jubilees and university historiography and the impact of this interaction on the jubilee publications and academic heritage. Yet it also goes beyond the jubilee by presenting three other ways of writing...
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004216969
E-ISBN: 
9789004265073
Publication date: 
October 2014
€114,00
$145.00

Peter Josephson, University of Uppsala, Sweden, Thomas Karlsohn, University of Uppsala, Sweden and Johan Östling, University of Lund, Sweden

In The Humboldtian Tradition, eleven scholars analyse Wilhelm von Humboldt as a historical phenomenon and a contemporary symbol. They put Humboldt’s basic academic principles into context and discuss their significance for the current debate about the university.
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Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004271920
E-ISBN: 
9789004271944
Publication date: 
May 2014
€114,00
$145.00

Miguel de Asúa, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas, Argentina

In Science in the Vanished Arcadia Miguel de Asúa provides the first modern comprehensive account of Jesuit science in the missions of Paraguay and the River Plate region during the 17th and 18th centuries.
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004256767
E-ISBN: 
9789004256774
Publication date: 
June 2014
€154,00
$196.00