Nicolaus Steno

Biography and Original Papers of a 17th Century Scientist

Authors: Kardel, Troels, Maquet, Paul

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  • By far the most exhaustive biography of Niels Stensen "Nicolaus Steno", anatomist, geologist and bishop
    An avenue through the erudite Europe in 17th century
    First publication of the complete set of original scientific papers on anatomy and geology, including full translation and rich footnotes
    A key to early geoscience
    A must for understanding early modern research on brain and motor control

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This is by far the most exhaustive biography on Niels Stensen, anatomist, geologist and bishop, better known as "Nicolaus Steno". We learn about the scientist’s family and background in Lutheran Denmark, of his teachers at home and abroad, of his studies and travels in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Italy, Austria, Hungary, Bohemia and Germany, of his many pioneering achievements in anatomy and geology, of his encounters with Swammerdam, Malpighi and with members of the newly established Royal Society of London and the Accademia del Cimento in Florence, and with the philosopher Spinoza. It further treats Stensen’s religious conversion.
The book includes the full set of Steno's anatomical and geological scientific papers in original language. The editors thoroughly translated the original Latin text to English, and included numerous footnotes on the background of this bibliographic and scientific treasure from the 17th century.

Table of contents (47 chapters)

Table of contents (47 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $74.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-662-55047-2
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
Hardcover $99.00
price for USA in USD
Softcover $99.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Nicolaus Steno
Book Subtitle
Biography and Original Papers of a 17th Century Scientist
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-662-55047-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-55047-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-662-55046-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-58553-5
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XLIX, 943
Number of Illustrations
130 b/w illustrations
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