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Holland as a Body Politic, I: The Habsburg Era, to 1567

James D. Tracy

in The Founding of the Dutch Republic: War, Finance, and Politics in Holland, 1572-1588

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199209118
eISBN:
9780191706134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209118.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Was Holland a mere collection of towns? Or was it a body politic? Clearly it was both. Towns were divided not just by local rivalries but by repeated clashes over the inland waterway: while cities ... More


Finding genes and specific genetic variants responsible for disease

Julian C. Knight

in Human Genetic Diversity: Functional Consequences for Health and Disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199227693
eISBN:
9780191711015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227693.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

In this chapter different approaches to defining the genetic basis of disease are introduced including linkage analysis, positional cloning, linkage disequilibrium mapping and genetic association ... More


Inventing Chemistry: Herman Boerhaave and the Reform of the Chemical Arts

John C. Powers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226677606
eISBN:
9780226677620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677620.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book turns its attention to Herman Boerhaave (1668–1738), a Dutch medical and chemical professor whose work reached a wide, educated audience and became the template for chemical knowledge in ... More


Patristics and Public Debate

Arnoud S. Q. Visser

in Reading Augustine in the Reformation: The Flexibility of Intellectual Authority in Europe, 1500-1620

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199765935
eISBN:
9780199895168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765935.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

At the end of the sixteenth century parallel debates arose in both Catholic and Reformed areas of Europe on the role of divine grace and human free will. Augustine's works against the Pelagians ... More


The Chronic Disease of Melancholy: Boerhaave

Jennifer Radden

in The Nature of Melancholy: From Aristotle to Kristeva

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151657
eISBN:
9780199849253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151657.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter presents Herman Boerhaave's discussion of melancholy. Boerhaave was a Dutch physician and humanist who lived between 1668 and 1738. Based in Leiden, a renowned medical center of that ... More


Medicine as a Calling

in Inventing Chemistry: Herman Boerhaave and the Reform of the Chemical Arts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226677606
eISBN:
9780226677620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677620.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes the development of Herman Boerhaave's basic approach to medicine and chemistry by reviewing his education as a student at the University of Leiden and then his early program ... More


Toward an Aesthetics of the Sublime Augenblick: Moritz Reading Die Leiden des jungen Werthers

Elliott Schreiber

in The Topography of Modernity: Karl Philipp Moritz and the Space of Autonomy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451782
eISBN:
9780801466014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451782.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter deals with the space of the artwork, in particular the literary work of art. It argues that Moritz, in an engagement with Goethe’s Die Leiden des jungen Werthers (The Sorrows of Young ... More


The Making of a Theologian

Keith D. Stanglin and Thomas H. McCall

in Jacob Arminius: Theologian of Grace

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755660
eISBN:
9780199979493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755660.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 1 provides a summary of the life and work of Jacob Arminius. Providing a biographical overview, it serves to contextualize his theology. Arminius’s career as a student, important theological ... More


Daniela Prögler, English Students at Leiden University, 1575–1650. ‘Advancing your abilities in learning and bettering your understanding of the world and state affairs’: (Aldershot/Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2013), xvii + 295pp. ISBN: 9781409437123

Esther Mijers,

in History of Universities: Volume XXVIII/2

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198743651
eISBN:
9780191803826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743651.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter reviews English Students at Leiden University, 1575–1650. ‘Advancing your abilities in learning and bettering your understanding of the world and state affairs’. The book offers a dense ... More


The Masters of the Red Brigades

Alessandro Orsini

in Anatomy of the Red Brigades: The Religious Mind-set of Modern Terrorists

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449864
eISBN:
9780801460913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449864.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the illustrious predecessors of the Red Brigades. They belong to a politico-religious tradition that, in its most complete form represented by the Jacobin revolution, boasts ... More


Introduction

in Inventing Chemistry: Herman Boerhaave and the Reform of the Chemical Arts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226677606
eISBN:
9780226677620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677620.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Herman Boerhaave committed his professional life to enhancing and expanding the medical curriculum at the University of Leiden. His steady stream of publications and numerous students made him the ... More


The Institutes of Chemistry

in Inventing Chemistry: Herman Boerhaave and the Reform of the Chemical Arts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226677606
eISBN:
9780226677620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677620.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter investigates how the theory related to both academic pedagogy and the didactic tradition. It examines the origin and structure of Herman Boerhaave's lecture course, focusing on the ... More


Chemistry in the Medical Faculty

in Inventing Chemistry: Herman Boerhaave and the Reform of the Chemical Arts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226677606
eISBN:
9780226677620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677620.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter considers the various ways in which Herman Boerhaave integrated chemistry into his medicine and investigates the ramifications for both fields. It also analyzes how he defined the place ... More


: Boerhaave's Legacy

in Inventing Chemistry: Herman Boerhaave and the Reform of the Chemical Arts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226677606
eISBN:
9780226677620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677620.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Herman Boerhaave saw the reform of medicine and chemistry, especially his campaigns against what he took to be erroneous approaches, as his primary achievement. His method was essentially his ideal ... More


Linnaeus’s Credibilizing Transit

Thomas F. Gieryn

in Truth-Spots: How Places Make People Believe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226561950
eISBN:
9780226562001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226562001.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

It was not inevitable that Linnaeus' taxonomic system for classifying plants would still be used today. His success in persuading all of science that his nomenclature was superior to rival candidates ... More


Going Dutch:: Beyond Black Bartholomew’s Day

Cory Cotter

in ‘Settling the Peace of the Church’: 1662 Revisited

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199688531
eISBN:
9780191767791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688531.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter explores the cross‐cultural connections of a small but tightly‐knit community of ejected ministers who fled to the Dutch Republic in the wake of the Restoration Settlement (1660–2), ... More


Johann Heinrich Hottinger: Arabic and Islamic Studies in the Seventeenth Century

Jan Loop

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199682140
eISBN:
9780191804809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199682140.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Reformed Church historian and orientalist Johann Heinrich Hottinger (1620–1667) is a key figure in the history of Arabic and Islamic studies in early modern Europe. His life and his work have ... More


Dirk van Miert, Humanism in an Age of Science. The Amsterdam Athenaeum in the Golden Age, 1632–1704. Translated by Michiel Wielema, with Anthony Ossa-Richardson [Brill’s Studies in Intellectual History, vol. 179] (Leiden & Boston: Brill, 2009), xiv+433 p.

Willem Frijhoff

in History of Universities: Volume XXV/2

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199694044
eISBN:
9780191804861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199694044.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explains that the Dutch model of early modern higher education was much more complex than previous traditions in university history have suggested. Dutch education focuses mainly on ... More


Ioh. Henricus Hottingerus Tigurinus

Jan Loop

in Johann Heinrich Hottinger: Arabic and Islamic Studies in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199682140
eISBN:
9780191804809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199682140.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the education of Johann Heinrich Hottinger (1620–1667), a Reformed Church historian and orientalist, from his entrance to the Schola Tigurina in 1626 at the age of seven and ... More


A Detour to Holland, Switzerland, and Back to Germany

Stanley Finger

in Franz Joseph Gall: Naturalist of the Mind, Visionary of the Brain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190464622
eISBN:
9780190464646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190464622.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Gall’s scientific travels took him from the German states to the Netherlands in 1806, where his ideas were already known to many people, having been covered in periodicals and books, as well as ... More


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