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Astrology, science, and society : historical essays

Author: Patrick Curry; Warburg Institute.
Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk ; Wolfeboro, N.H. : Boydell Press, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Curry; Warburg Institute.
ISBN: 085115459X 9780851154596
OCLC Number: 14212295
Notes: "Evolved out of a conference held at the Warburg Institute, London, in March 1984, on the history of medieval and Renaissance astrology in Europe"--Acknowledgments.
Description: ix, 302 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction / Patrick Curry --
Medieval concepts of celestial influence : a survey / J.D. North --
Peter of Abano and astrology / Graziella Federici Vescovini --
Astrology at the English court in the later Middle Ages / Hilary M. Carey --
The true place of astrology in medieval science and philosophy : towards a definition / Richard Lemay --
Nicole Oresme's polemic against astrology, in Quodlibeta / Stefano Caroti --
Towards a political iconology of the Copernican revolution / Keith Hutchison --
Astrology in Kepler's cosmology / J.V. Field --
Metoposcopy : an art to find the mind's construction in the forehead / Angus G. Clarke --
The revealing process of translation and criticism in the history of astrology / Jacque E. Halbronn --
Newton's comets and the transformation of astrology / Simon Schaffer --
Saving astrology in Restoration England : 'Whig' and 'Tory' reforms / Patrick Curry --
Science and astrology in seventeenth century England : an unpublished polemic by John Flamsteed / Michael Hunter.
Responsibility: edited by Patrick Curry.

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