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Renaissance meteorology : Pomponazzi to Descartes / Craig Martin.

By: Martin, Craig, 1972-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2011Description: viii, 213 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781421401874 (alk. paper); 1421401878 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Meteorology -- History -- 17th century | Meteorology -- History -- 16th century | Science, Renaissance | Physics -- Philosophy -- History -- 17th century | Physics -- Philosophy -- History -- 16th centuryDDC classification:
Contents:
The epistemology of meteorology -- Teleology in Renaissance meteorology -- The Ferrarese earthquakes and the employment of learned meteorology -- The chymistry of weather -- Niccolo Cabeo's meteorology as the basis for a new aristotelianism -- Causation and method in Cartesian meteorology.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-205) and index.

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