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The Power of Images in Early Modern Sciences

by Wolfgang LefГЁvre

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Birkhäuser Basel .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • History,
  • Science,
  • Physics,
  • Science / Physics,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9090016M
    ISBN 103764324341
    ISBN 109783764324346

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      The power and promise of science is not compromised by understanding that we live in a world saturated by its fruits and poisons. Pinker is quite right that scientism is not a coherent doctrine.   3. Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica (Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy) by Isaac Newton (). Dramatic is an unlikely word for a book that devotes half its pages to deconstructions of ellipses, parabolas, and tangents. Yet the cognitive power on display here can trigger chills. Principia marks the dawn of modern physics, beginning with the .


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The Power of Images in Early Modern Science rd Edition by Wolfgang Lefèvre (Author), Urs Schoepflin (Contributor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

Cited by: The Power of Images in Early Modern Science. Editors (view affiliations) the analysis of the function of Network on Science and the Visual Images images in the early modern period shows that - funded by the European Science they mediated not only between science and Foundation and initiated by William Shea.

its cultural context. The book is dedicated to the role of visual representations in the history of early modern science. It brings together historical case studies from various fields and discusses epistemological questions such as the role of images as mediatory instances between practical and theoretical knowledge, the interaction between images and texts, and the potential of images to synthesiz.

Wolfgang Lefevre, Jiirgen Renn, and Vrs Schoepflin General The origin of this volume is a workshop held has a deeper, more complex structure which in in Berlin as part of a series of work must be assumed if its analysis is only based shops organized in the framework of the on text. In fact, the analysis of the function of Network on Science and the.

The Power of Images: Studies in the History and Theory of Response Only 1 left in stock - order soon. "This learned and heavy volume should be placed on the shelves of every art historical library."—E. Gombrich, New York Review of BooksReviews:   The Science of Power Paperback – Janu by Benjamin Kidd (Author) out of 5 stars 12 ratings/5(9).

History of science - History of science - The rise of modern science: Even as Dante was writing his great work, deep forces were threatening the unitary cosmos he celebrated.

The pace of technological innovation began to quicken. Particularly in Italy, the political demands of the time gave new importance to technology, and a new profession emerged, that of civil and military. The history of science is the study of the development of science, including both the natural and social sciences (the history of the arts and humanities is termed history of scholarship).Science is a body of empirical, theoretical, and practical knowledge about the natural world, produced by scientists who emphasize the observation, explanation, and prediction of real-world phenomena.

Modern Science’s Christian Sources Exploding the persistant myth that Christianity impeded the growth of science. by James Hannam October B ack inCarl Sagan included a time line of scientific progress in his book Cosmos, showing that nothing at all happened between a.d.

and a.d. In social science and politics, power is the capacity of an individual to influence the conduct (behaviour) of term "authority" is often used for power that is perceived as legitimate by the social can be seen as evil or type of power is historically endemic to humans.

However, power can also be seen as good and as something inherited or. This book draws upon the language of cultural studies to investigate a contemporary hypothesis in the shifting ideological landscape of early modern Europe.

Apparently aesthetic choices by artists may also have been the means to consolidate and subvert institutionalized or non-institutionalized bodies of power. Korta, Jeremie Charles. The Aesthetics of Discovery: Text, Image, and the Performance of Knowledge in the Early-Modern Book.

Doctoral dissertation, Harvard University, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. Free Online Library: Early Modern History and the Social Sciences: Testing the Limits of Braudel's Mediterranean.(Reviews, Book Review) by "Renaissance Quarterly"; Humanities, general Literature, writing, book reviews Books Book reviews.

The Smithsonian Book Of Books. New York: Wings Books, Further references will be given as SBB. Robin, Harry. The Scientific Image: From Cave to Computer.

New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc, Further references will be given as SI. Smith, Alan G. Science and Society in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. New York: Science History. Katherine Reinhart is the Consortium's NEH Postdoctoral Fellow.

She holds a Ph.D. in history of art from University of Cambridge. Her book project examines the epistemic and political functions of images in a pivotal early modern scientific institution – the Académie royale des sciences, the first scientific academy in France.

The Power of Images is an extraordinary critical achievement, exhilarating in its polemic against aesthetic orthodoxy, endlessly fascinating in its details This is a powerful, disturbing book."--T. Jackson Lears, Wilson Quarterly "Freedberg helps us to see that one cannot do justice to the images of art unless one recognizes in them Reviews: 1.

Winner M. () The Mathematical Sciences in Raphael’s School of Athens. In: Lefèvre W., Renn J., Schoepflin U. (eds) The Power of Images in Early Modern Science. Birkhäuser, BaselAuthor: Matthias Winner. Orientalism.

Compared with Oriental studies or area studies, it is true that the term Orientalism is less preferred by specialists today, both because it is too vague and general and because it connotes the high-handed executive attitude of nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century European colonialism.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Cécile Fromont is an associate professor in the history of art department at Yale University. Her writing and teaching focus on the visual, material, and religious culture of Africa and Latin America with a special emphasis on the early modern period (ca ) and on the Portuguese-speaking Atlantic World.

Ashley Williard's research examines gender, race, and dis/ability in the early-modern French-speaking world. Her first book, entitled Engendering Islands: Sexuality, Reproduction, and Violence in the Early French Caribbean (under contract with the Women and Gender in the Early Modern World series at University of Nebraska Press), argues that early Caribbean .that has expanded on the subject-base of The Power of Images; but the book that comes.

Nature and realism in early modern Europe Studies in the History and Theory of Author: David Freedberg.Education sciences or education theory (traditionally often called pedagogy) seek to describe, understand, and prescribe education policy and practice.

Education sciences include many topics, such as pedagogy, andragogy, curriculum, learning, and education policy, organization and ional thought is informed by many disciplines, such as history, philosophy.