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Duncan Liddel (1561-1613) : networks of polymathy and the Northern European Renaissance / edited by Pietro Daniel Omodeo ; in collaboration with Karin Friedrich.

Contributor(s): Omodeo, Pietro Daniel [editor] | Friedrich, Karin, 1963-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Scientific and learned cultures and their institutions: volume 17.Publisher: Leiden, Netherlands : Brill. c2016Description: xi, 322 pages : colour illustrations, portrait ; 25 centimetres.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9789004310650.Subject(s): Liddel, Duncan, 1561-1613 | Mathematicians -- Scotland -- Biography | Physicians -- Scotland -- Biography | Knowledge, Sociology of -- History | Renaissance -- Europe, Northern | Science -- Europe, Northern -- History | Medicine -- Europe, Northern -- History | Scotland -- Intellectual life | Scotland -- Relations -- Germany | Germany -- Relations -- ScotlandScope and content: "This collective volume in the history of early-modern science and medicine investigates the transfer of knowledge between Germany and Scotland focusing on the Scottish mathematician and physician Duncan Liddel of Aberdeen. It offers a contextualized study of his life and work in the cultural and institutional frame of the northern European Renaissance, as well as a reconstruction of his scholarly networks and of the scientific debates in the time of post-Copernican astronomy, Melanchthonian humanism and Paracelsian controversies. Contributors are: Sabine Bertram, Duncan Cockburn, Laura Di Giammatteo, Mordechai Feingold, Karin Friedrich, Elizabeth Harding, John Henry, Richard Kirwan, Jane Pirie, Jonathan Regier"--Provided by publisher.
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