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Jesuit science and the republic of letters

Author: Mordechai Feingold
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2003.
Series: Transformations (M.I.T. Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A reassessment of the Jesuit contributions to the emergence of the scientific worldview.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mordechai Feingold
ISBN: 0262062348 9780262062343
OCLC Number: 49576231
Description: xi, 483 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Jesuits / Mordechai Feingold --
The Academy of Mathematics of the Collegio Romano from 1553 to 1612 / Ugo Baldini --
Galileo's Jesuit connections and their influence on his science / William A. Wallace --
The partial transformation of medieval cosmology by Jesuits in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries / Edward Grant --
Descartes and the Jesuits / Roger Ariew --
Giovanni Battista Riccioli and the science of his time / Alfredo Dinis --
Scientific spectacle in baroque Rome / Paula Findlen --
Pious ambition / Martha Baldwin --
Tradition and scientific change in early modern Spain / Víctor Navarro --
Jesuit science in the Spanish Netherlands / G.H.W. Vanpaemel --
The Storia Letteraria D'Italia and the rehabilitation of Jesuit science / Brendan Dooley.
Series Title: Transformations (M.I.T. Press)
Responsibility: edited by Mordechai Feingold.

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