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Cultivating Science: French ‘Meteorological’ Georgic

Yasmin Annabel Haskell

in Loyola's Bees: Ideology and Industry in Jesuit Latin Didactic Poetry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262849
eISBN:
9780191734588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262849.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

In the eighteenth century, the publication of scientific books boomed following the switch to the vernacular. The decline of Latin and Greek, the availability of translations, and the adoption of ... More


The Good Life in the Scientific Revolution: Descartes, Pascal, Leibniz, and the Cultivation of Virtue

Matthew L. Jones

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226409542
eISBN:
9780226409566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226409566.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Amid the unrest, dislocation, and uncertainty of seventeenth-century Europe, readers seeking consolation and assurance turned to philosophical and scientific books that offered ways of conquering ... More


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