1543 and All That

Image and Word, Change and Continuity in the Proto-Scientific Revolution

  • Guy Freeland
  • Anthony Corones

Part of the Studies in History and Philosophy of Science book series (AUST, volume 13)

About this book

Introduction

Australia and New Zealand boast an active community of scholars working in the field of history, philosophy and social studies of science. Australasian Studies in History and Philosophy of Seien ce aims to provide a distinctive publication of essays on a connected outlet for their work. Each volume comprises a group theme, edited by an Australian or a New Zealander with special expertise in that particular area. In each volume, a majority of the contributors is from Australia or New Zealand. Contributions from elsewhere are by no means ruled out, however, and are indeed actively encouraged wherever appropriate to the balance of the volume in question. Earlier volumes in the series have been welcomed for significantly advancing the discussion of the topics they have dealt with. I believe that the present volume will be greeted equally enthusiastically by readers in many parts of the world. R. W Horne General Editor Australasian Studies in History and Philosophy of Science ix LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS Frontispiece. Andreas Vesalius, Sixth Plate ofthe Muscles, woodcut, designed by Jan Steven van Kalkar, from De humani corporis fabrica (Basel, 1543). (Photo. Scientific Illustration; repr. by kind permission of the University of New South Wales Library. ) In: GUY FREELAND, 'Introduction: In Praise of Toothing-Stones' Fig. 1. Michael Esson, Vesalian Interpretation 3 (1992). (Repr. by kind permission ofthe Artist. ) Fig. 2. Reliefs, University of Padua.

Keywords

1543 Andreas Vesalius High Renaissance Nicolaus Copernicus On the Fabric of the Human Body On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres Renaissance Scientific Revolution Thomas Hobbes proto-scientific revolution seventeenth century

Editors and affiliations

  • Guy Freeland
    • 1
  • Anthony Corones
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Science and Technology StudiesThe University of New South WalesAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-015-9478-3
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2000
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
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  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-5302-2
  • Online ISBN 978-94-015-9478-3
  • Series Print ISSN 0929-6425
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