For the Sake of Learning (2 vols)

Essays in Honor of Anthony Grafton

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

Status: 
€243,00
$315.00
ISBN13: 
9789004263307
E-ISBN: 
9789004263314
Publication Date: 
June 2016
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
lxxvii, 1.082 pp.
Imprint: 
ISSN: 
2352-1325
Volume: 
18

Mordechai Feingold, California Institute of Technology

Utilizing a wide range of sources, the volume furnishes precious new information regarding the composition and early reception of the King James Bible, and situates the masterpiece within the broad context of early modern scholarship and polemics.
Series: 
Volume: 
22
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004359031
Expected: 
February 2018
€149,00
$172.00

Paolo Galluzzi (Museo Galileo, Royal Swedish Academy of Science, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei)

The Lynx and the Telescope challenges the traditional interpretation of a programmatic convergence between the visions of Galileo and Cesi’s Academy, while offering a new interpretation of the dynamics that led to the condemnation of Galileo in 1633.
Series: 
Volume: 
21
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004342316
E-ISBN: 
9789004342323
Publication date: 
November 2017
€139,00
$159.00

William Poole (New College, Oxford)

A cutting-edge reappraisal of Wilkins and his achievement, featuring ten studies covering all aspects of Wilkins’s career as an influential natural philosopher, theologian, and statesman.
Series: 
Volume: 
20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004348080
E-ISBN: 
9789004348097
Publication date: 
August 2017
€129,00
$149.00

Edited by Elizabethanne Boran and Mordechai Feingold

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004336650
Publication date: 
June 2017
€121,00
$140.00

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.
Series: 
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

Richard Bellon, Michigan State University

Richard Bellon’s A Sincere and Teachable Heart: Self-Denying Virtue in British Intellectual Life, 1736-1859 analyzes how principles of conduct and duty grounded in self-discipline pervasively influenced British intellectual life in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Series: 
Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004263369
E-ISBN: 
9789004263352
Publication date: 
November 2014
€114,00
$145.00

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004271920
E-ISBN: 
9789004271944
Publication date: 
May 2014
€114,00
$145.00

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