The Sciences in the European Periphery During the Enlightenment / Edition 1

The Sciences in the European Periphery During the Enlightenment / Edition 1

by Kostas Gavroglu
     
 

The articles in this volume of ARCHIMEDES examine particular cases of 'reception' in ways that emphasize pressing historiographical and meth odological issues. Such issues arise in any consideration of the trans mission and appropriation of scientific concepts and practices that or iginated in the several 'centers' of European learning, subsequently t o appear

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The articles in this volume of ARCHIMEDES examine particular cases of 'reception' in ways that emphasize pressing historiographical and meth odological issues. Such issues arise in any consideration of the trans mission and appropriation of scientific concepts and practices that or iginated in the several 'centers' of European learning, subsequently t o appear (often in considerably altered guise) in regions at the Europ ean periphery.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792355489
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
01/31/1999
Series:
Archimedes Series, #2
Edition description:
1999
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Constructing Knowledge: Eighteenth-Century Portugal and the New Sciences; A. Simões, A. Carneiro, M.P. Diogo. The Sciences in the Greek Speaking Regions during the 17th and 18th Centuries; D. Dialetis, K. Gavroglu, M. Patiniotis. The Images of Science in Modern Spain; A. Nieto-Galan. Dante's Bones; L. Cerruti. The Spread of Precision Measurement in Scandinavia 1660-1800; A. Hessenbruch.

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