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1543 and All That

Image and Word, Change and Continuity in the Proto-Scientific Revolution

Freeland, G., Corones, Anthony (Eds.)

2000, XV, 405 p.

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  • About this book

Australia and New Zealand boast an active community of scholars working in the field of history, philosophy and social studies of science. Australasian Studies in History and Philosophy of Seien ce aims to provide a distinctive publication of essays on a connected outlet for their work. Each volume comprises a group theme, edited by an Australian or a New Zealander with special expertise in that particular area. In each volume, a majority of the contributors is from Australia or New Zealand. Contributions from elsewhere are by no means ruled out, however, and are indeed actively encouraged wherever appropriate to the balance of the volume in question. Earlier volumes in the series have been welcomed for significantly advancing the discussion of the topics they have dealt with. I believe that the present volume will be greeted equally enthusiastically by readers in many parts of the world. R. W Horne General Editor Australasian Studies in History and Philosophy of Science ix LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS Frontispiece. Andreas Vesalius, Sixth Plate ofthe Muscles, woodcut, designed by Jan Steven van Kalkar, from De humani corporis fabrica (Basel, 1543). (Photo. Scientific Illustration; repr. by kind permission of the University of New South Wales Library. ) In: GUY FREELAND, 'Introduction: In Praise of Toothing-Stones' Fig. 1. Michael Esson, Vesalian Interpretation 3 (1992). (Repr. by kind permission ofthe Artist. ) Fig. 2. Reliefs, University of Padua.

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Keywords » 1543 - Andreas Vesalius - High Renaissance - Nicolaus Copernicus - On the Fabric of the Human Body - On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres - Renaissance - Scientific Revolution - Thomas Hobbes - proto-scientific revolution - seventeenth century

Related subjects » Database Management & Information Retrieval - Epistemology & Philosophy of Science - Philosophy - Religious Studies

Table of contents 

Foreword. List of Illustrations. Acknowledgements. Introduction: In Praise of Toothing-Stones; G. Freeland. Vision and Visualisation in the Illustration of Anatomy and Astronomy from Leonardo to Galileo; M. Kemp. Diagrammatic Reasoning and Modelling in the Imagination: The Secret Weapons of the Scientific Revolution; J. Franklin. Body, Mind, and Order: Local Memory and the Control of Mental Representations in Medieval and Renaissance Sciences of Self; J. Sutton. On the Stretch: Hobbes, Mechanics and the Shaking Palsy; J.C. Kassler. The Lamp in the Temple: Copernicus and the Demise of a Medieval Ecclesiastical Cosmology; G. Freeland. Copernicus, Printing and the Politics of Knowledge; A. Corones. 1543 - The Year that Copernicus Didn't Predict the Phases of Venus; N. Thomason. The Natural, the Supernatural, and the Occult in the Scholastic Universe; K. Hutchison. Early English Reformers and Magical Healing; K. Birkett. Bellarmine to Foscarini on Copernicanism; A Theologian's Response; B. Brundell. Notes on Contributors. Index of Names.

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