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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Hendrix, Scott E.
How Albert the Great's Speculum astronomiae was interpreted and used by four centuries of readers.
Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, c2010
|Named Person:||Albertus, Magnus Saint; Albertus, Magnus Saint; Albertus, Magnus|
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Scott E Hendrix
|Description:||1 online resource (iii, 326 p.)|
|Contents:||Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Astrology's Movement from the Fringes to the Center; Chapter I; Defending Albert's Reputation? A Consideration of the Controversy; Concerning the Authorship of the Speculum astronomiae; Chapter II; Faith and Reason in Conflict?; Chapter III; The Link Between Natural Philosophy and Metaphysics: The Place of Astrology in Albert the Great's System of Thought.; Chapter IV; Readers and their Approach to the Speculum astronomiae; Chapter V; Whether for it or Against it, you can't Ignore it: Readers and the Speculum astronomiae.; Chapter VI; The Death and Reincarnation of an Authority.; Appendix A; Select Bibliography.|
|Responsibility:||Scott E. Hendrix ; with a preface by Laura Ackerman Smoller.|
"For one wishing to glimpse the Medieval and Renaissance debate about the stars, Hendrix's study offers a lively and learned entree into that world." - Prof. Laura Ackerman Smoller University of