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Author Gal, Ofer.
Title Baroque science [electronic resource] / Ofer Gal, Raz Chen-Morris.
Publication Info. Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Science -- History -- 17th century.
Mathematics -- History -- 17th century.
Optics -- History -- 17th century.
Discoveries in science -- History -- 17th century.
Science -- Philosophy -- History -- 17th century.
Added Author Chen-Morris, Raz.
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Related To Original 9780226923987 0226923983 (DLC) 2012043141
ISBN 0226923991 (electronic bk.)
9780226923994 (electronic bk.)
9780226923987 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226923983 (cloth : alk. paper)
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