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International Archives of the History of Ideas Archives internationales d'histoire des idées

The Shapes of Knowledge from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment

Editors: Kelley, D.R., Popkin, R.H. (Eds.)

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The original idea for a conference on the "shapes of knowledge" dates back over ten years to conversations with the late Charles Schmitt of the Warburg Institute. What happened to the classifications of the sciences between the time of the medieval Studium and that of the French Encyclopedie is a complex and highly abstract question; but posing it is an effective way of mapping and evaluating long term intellectual changes, especially those arising from the impact of humanist scholarship, the new science of the seventeenth century, and attempts to evaluate, to apply, to reconcile, and to institutionalize these rival and interacting traditions. Yet such patterns and transformations cannot be well understood from the heights of the general history of ideas. Within the ~eneral framework of the organization of knowledge the map must be filled in by particular explorations and soundings, and our project called for a conference that would combine some encyclopedic (as well as interdisciplinary and inter­ national) breadth with scholarly and technical depth.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Shapes of Knowledge from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment
Editors
  • D.R. Kelley
  • R.H. Popkin
Series Title
International Archives of the History of Ideas Archives internationales d'histoire des idées
Series Volume
124
Copyright
1991
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-011-3238-1
DOI
10.1007/978-94-011-3238-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-7923-1259-8
Softcover ISBN
978-94-010-5427-0
Series ISSN
0066-6610
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 237
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