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Science and the arts in the Renaissance

Author: John W Shirley; F David Hoeniger; Folger Institute of Renaissance and Eighteenth-Century Studies.; National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Folger Shakespeare Library ; London : Associated University Presses, 1985.
Series: Folger Institute symposia.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Oriented around the fundamental question of the nature of the Renaissance search for truth and certainty, the essays examine the development of scientific illustration, Paracelsian views of science  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Essays
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Science and the arts in the Renaissance.
Washington, D.C. : Folger Shakespeare Library ; London : Associated University Presses, 1985
(OCoLC)567779551
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John W Shirley; F David Hoeniger; Folger Institute of Renaissance and Eighteenth-Century Studies.; National Museum of American History (U.S.)
ISBN: 091801669X 9780918016690
OCLC Number: 10507777
Notes: Based an papers presented at a symposium held at the Folger Institute of Renaissance and Eighteenth-Century Studies, Oct. 1978, Co-sponsored the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of History and Technology.
"Folger books."
Description: 220 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Science and the arts in the Renaissance : the search for truth and certainty, old and new / Alistair C. Crombie --
Medicine, philosophy, and humanism in Renaissance Italy / Jerome L. Bylebyl --
Art and science : the Paracelsian vision / P.M. Rattansi --
The science of sound and musical practice / Claude V. Palisca --
Science and navigation in Renaissance England / John W. Shirley --
The involvement of artists in Renaissance science / James Ackerman --
How plants and animals were studied in the mid-sixteenth century / F. David Hoeniger --
The organism as a symbol : an innovation of art / Philip C. Ritterbush --
The Renaissance development of scientific illustration / Samuel Y. Edgerton, Jr. --
Diagrams and dynamics : mathemetical perspectives on Edgerton's thesis / Michael S. Mahoney.
Series Title: Folger Institute symposia.
Responsibility: edited by John W. Shirley and F. David Hoeniger.

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