Space, imagination and the cosmos from antiquity to the early modern period / Frederik A. Bakker, Delphine Bellis, Carla Rita Palmerino, editors.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2018]
  • ©2018
Description
ix, 291 pages ; 25 cm

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Series
  • Studies in history and philosophy of science (Dordrecht, Netherlands) ; v. 48. [More in this series]
  • Studies in history and philosophy of science, 0929-6425 ; volume 48
Notes
Outgrowth of an international conference organized by the editors and held at Radboud University, Nijmegen, June 9-10, 2016. (Acknowledgments)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • 1. Space, imagination and the cosmos, from antiquity to the early modern period: introduction / Frederik A. Bakker, Delphine Bellis, and Carla Rita Palmerino
  • 2. Aristotle's account of place in Physics 4 : some puzzles and some reactions / Keimpe Algra
  • 3. The end of Epicurean infinity : critical reflections on the Epicurean infinite universe / Frederik A. Bakker
  • 4. Space and movement in medieval thought : the angelological shift / Tiziana Suarez-Nani
  • 5. Mathematical and metaphysical space in the early fourteenth century / William O. Duba
  • 6. Space, imagination, and numbers in John Wyclif's mathematical theology / Aurélien Robert
  • 7. Francisco Suárez and Francesco Patrizi : metaphysical investigations on place and space / Olivier Ribordy
  • 8. Giordano Bruno's concept of space : cosmological and theological aspects / Miguel Á. Granada
  • 9. Libert Froidmont's conception and imagination of space in three early works : Peregrinatio cœlestis (1616), De cometa (1618), Meteorologica (1627) / Isabelle Pantin
  • 10. Questioning Fludd, Kepler and Galileo : Mersenne's harmonious universe / Natacha Fabbri
  • 11. Imaginary spaces and cosmological issues in Gassendi's philosophy / Delphine Bellis
  • 12. Space, imagination and the cosmos in the Leibniz-Clarke correspondence / Carla Rita Palmerino.
ISBN
  • 3030027643
  • 9783030027643
OCLC
1054370838
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