Logic, Signs and Nature in the Renaissance

Logic, Signs and Nature in the Renaissance
Author : Ian Maclean
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Total Pages : 436
Release : 2007-04-23
ISBN 10 : 0521036275
ISBN 13 : 9780521036276
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Logic, Signs and Nature in the Renaissance
Language: en
Pages: 436
Authors: Ian Maclean
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-04-23 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The second in a sequence exploring the foundations of learning in the Renaissance, here focusing on medicine.
Pious Postmortems
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Bradford Bouley
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-05 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

In Pious Postmortems, Bradford A. Bouley considers the examinations performed on reputedly holy corpses in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries at the reques
Rhetoric and Medicine in Early Modern Europe
Language: en
Pages: 347
Authors: Nancy S. Struever
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-08 - Publisher: Routledge

Through close analysis of texts, cultural and civic communities, and intellectual history, the papers in this collection, for the first time, propose a dynamic
Natural Law and Laws of Nature in Early Modern Europe
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Michael Stolleis
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-22 - Publisher: Routledge

This impressive volume is the first attempt to look at the intertwined histories of natural law and the laws of nature in early modern Europe. These notions bec
Disease and the Modern World: 1500 to the Present Day
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Mark Harrison
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-02 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

‘Mark Harrison's book illuminates the threats posed by infectious diseases since 1500. He places these diseases within an international perspective, and demon
Occult Knowledge, Science, and Gender on the Shakespearean Stage
Language: en
Authors: Mary Floyd-Wilson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-11 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Belief in spirits, demons and the occult was commonplace in the early modern period, as was the view that these forces could be used to manipulate nature and pr
The Cambridge Companion to Montaigne
Language: en
Authors: Ullrich Langer
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-05-05 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592), the great Renaissance skeptic and pioneer of the essay form, is known for his innovative method of philosophical inquiry whic
History of Universities
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Mordechai Feingold
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-01-23 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This annual publication contains a mixture of learned articles, book reviews, conference reports and bibliographical information making it an indispensable refe
Horoscopes and Public Spheres
Language: en
Pages: 298
Authors: Günther Oestmann
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-01-01 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

Dieser Band bringt eine Sammlung neuer Essays, die untersuchen, welche Rolle Horoskope und deren allgemeine Verwendung in der westlichen Kulturgeschichte von de
Re-Imagining Nature
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Alister E. McGrath
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-01 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Reimagining Nature is a new introduction to the fast developing area of natural theology, written by one of the world’s leading theologians. The text engages