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Author Gal, Ofer

Title Baroque science / Ofer Gal, Raz Chen-Morris


 McDonald 2nd Floor  Q127.E85 G35 2013    AVAILABLE
Call # Q127.E85 G35 2013
Descript xiv, 333 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Observation : Science's disappearing observer: baroque optics and the enlightenment of vision -- Per aenigmate: mirrors and lenses as cognitive tools in medieval and renaissance Europe -- The specter of the telescope: radical instrumentalism from Galileo to Hooke -- Mathematization: Nature's drawing: problems and resolutions in the mathematization of motion -- From divine order to human approximation: mathematics in baroque science -- The emergence of baroque mathematical natural philosophy: an archeology of the inverse -- Square law -- Passions: Passions, imagination, and the persona of the new savant
Subject Science -- History -- 17th century
Mathematics -- History -- 17th century
Optics -- History -- 17th century
Discoveries in science -- History -- 17th century
Science -- Philosophy -- History -- 17th century
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Mathematics. fast (OCoLC)fst01012163
Optics. fast (OCoLC)fst01046845
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Science -- Philosophy. fast (OCoLC)fst01108336
1600 - 1699 fast
History. fast (OCoLC)fst01411628
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