skip to content
Medical humanism and natural philosophy : Renaissance debates on matter, life, and the soul Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Medical humanism and natural philosophy : Renaissance debates on matter, life, and the soul

Author: Hiro Hirai
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011.
Series: History of science and medicine library, v. 26.; History of science and medicine library., Medieval and early modern science ;, v. 17.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"Inspired by the ideas contained in the newly recovered ancient sources, Renaissance humanists questioned the traditional teachings of universities. Humanistically trained physicians, called "medical humanists," were particularly active in the field of natural philosophy, where alternative approaches were launched and tested. Their intellectual outcome contributed to the reorientation of philosophy toward natural  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hiro Hirai
ISBN: 9789004218710 9004218718
OCLC Number: 758098911
Description: xiii, 227 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Nicolò Leoniceno between the Arabo-Latin Tradition and the Renaissance of the Greek Commentators --
Jean Fernel and His Christian Platonic Interpretation of Galen --
Jacob Schegk on the Plastic Faculty and the Origin of Souls --
Cornelius Gemma and His Neoplatonic Reading of Hippocrates --
Fortunio Liceti against Marsilio Ficino on the World-Soul and the Origin of Life --
Daniel Sennert on Living Atoms, Hylomorphism and Spontaneous Generation.
Series Title: History of science and medicine library, v. 26.; History of science and medicine library., Medieval and early modern science ;, v. 17.
Responsibility: by Hiro Hirai.

Abstract:

Exploring Renaissance humanists' debates on matter, life and the soul, this volume addresses the contribution of humanist culture to the evolution of early modern natural philosophy so as to shed  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (13)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/758098911>
library:oclcnum"758098911"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/758098911>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2011"
schema:description"Nicolò Leoniceno between the Arabo-Latin Tradition and the Renaissance of the Greek Commentators -- Jean Fernel and His Christian Platonic Interpretation of Galen -- Jacob Schegk on the Plastic Faculty and the Origin of Souls -- Cornelius Gemma and His Neoplatonic Reading of Hippocrates -- Fortunio Liceti against Marsilio Ficino on the World-Soul and the Origin of Life -- Daniel Sennert on Living Atoms, Hylomorphism and Spontaneous Generation."@en
schema:description""Inspired by the ideas contained in the newly recovered ancient sources, Renaissance humanists questioned the traditional teachings of universities. Humanistically trained physicians, called "medical humanists," were particularly active in the field of natural philosophy, where alternative approaches were launched and tested. Their intellectual outcome contributed to the reorientation of philosophy toward natural questions, which were to become crucial in the seventeenth century. This volume explores six medical humanists of diverse geographical and confessional origins (Leoniceno, Fernel, Schegk, Gemma, Liceti and Sennert) and their debates on matter, life and the soul. The study of these debates sheds new light on the contributions of humanist culture to the evolution of early modern natural philosophy."--Publisher's website."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1030006006>
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:genre"History."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Medical humanism and natural philosophy : Renaissance debates on matter, life, and the soul"@en
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.