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A European Movement: Actors, Bestsellers, Code Words, and Translations

Kaspar von Greyerz

in European Physico-theology (1650-c.1760) in Context: Celebrating Nature and Creation

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780192864369
eISBN:
9780191954917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192864369.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 2 offers a close look at 102 actors-authors (mainly British, Dutch, German, Swiss, and Swedish, as well as handful of Frenchmen and a couple of Italians) and approximately two hundred works ... More


Milton and the People

Joanna Picciotto

in Milton in the Long Restoration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198769774
eISBN:
9780191822605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769774.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Milton’s account of creation is examined alongside the discourse of physico-theology, which read ‘the book of nature’ as a testament to the wisdom and benevolence of its divine author. To recover the ... More


European Physico-theology (1650-c.1760) in Context: Celebrating Nature and Creation

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780192864369
eISBN:
9780191954917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192864369.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Physico-theology harnessed the observation of nature to the recognition of God as Creator and to a demonstration of the compatibility of the biblical record with the new science. The new science ... More


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