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Science, culture, and popular belief in Renaissance Europe

Author: Stephen Pumfrey; Paolo L Rossi; Maurice Slawinski
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press, 1994, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Pumfrey; Paolo L Rossi; Maurice Slawinski
ISBN: 0719043220 9780719043222
OCLC Number: 31703155
Description: xii, 331 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Remapping knowledge, reshaping institutions / Luce Giard --
The history of science and the Renaissance science of history / Stephen Pumfrey --
Rhetoric and science/rhetoric of science/rhetoric as science / Maurice Slawinski --
Natural philosophy and its public concerns / Julian Martin --
The Church and the new philosophy / Peter Dear --
Society, culture and the dissemination of learning / Paolo L. Rossi --
The challenge of practical mathematics / J.A. Bennett --
Doctors and healers : popular culture and the medical profession / John Henry --
The rational witchfinder : conscience, demonological naturalism and popular superstitions / Stuart Clark --
Astrology, religion and politics in counter-Reformation Rome / Germana Ernst --
Astrology in early modern England : the making of a vulgar knowledge / Patrick Curry.
Responsibility: edited by Stephen Pumfrey, Paolo L. Rossi and Maurice Slawinski.
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