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Steno and the Philosophers - (Brill's Studies in Intellectual History) (Hardcover)

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Using the life and work of Danish scientist and theologian Nicolas Steno (1638-86) as a lens, scholars of philosophy and early modern culture explore relations between philosophy, theology, and the emerging sciences--particularly medicine and geology--in the early modern Republic of Letters. They cover from natural philosophy to theology, anatomy, and metaphysics: Steno and Cartesianism, the natural history of the Earth, and Steno at the Medici court. Among their topics are Jesuits, women, money, or natural theology: Steno's conversion to Catholicism in 1667; human brain and human mind: the Disourse on the Anatomy of the Brain and its philosophical reception, his myology: the right theory at the wrong time, thinking from traces: his palaeontology and the method of science, and some observations on Steno as a critical reader at the crossroads of natural science and theology: André Martin and Giordano Bruno. Annotation ©2018 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 291
Genre: History
Series Title: Brill's Studies in Intellectual History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Language: English
Street Date: February 8, 2018
TCIN: 53535530
UPC: 9789004360648
Item Number (DPCI): 248-81-7844
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