Book ID: CBB000100046

Late Medieval and Early Modern Corpuscular Matter Theories (2001)


Lüthy, Christoph H. (Editor)
Murdoch, John Emery (Editor)
Newman, William Royall (Editor)


Publication Date: 2001
Physical Details: viii + 610 pp., illus., bibl., index
Language: English

Description Contents: D. Jacquart: Minima in 12th-Century Medical Texts from Salerno; G. Molland: Roger Bacon's Corpuscular Tendencies; C. Lohr: Ramon Lull's Theory of the Continuous and Discrete; J. E. Murdoch: The Medieval and Renaissance Tradition of Minima Naturalia.; J. Henry: Void Space, Mathematical Realism and Francesco Patrizi's Atomistic Argument; H. Gatti: Bruno's Soul-Powered Atoms; S. Clucas: Corpuscular Matter Theory in the Northumberland Circle; S. A. Manzo: Francis Bacon and Atomism; C. Lüthy: David Gorlaeus' Atomism; W. R. Newman: Experimental Corpuscular Theory in Aristotelian Alchemy: Geber to Sennert; E. Michael: Sennert's Sea Changes; D. Des Chene: Honoré Fabri on Mixtures. C. R. Palmerino: Galileo's and Gassendi's Solutions to the Rota Aristotelis Paradox. M. J. Osler: Non-Epicurean Aspects of Gassendi's Philosophy of Nature. A. Gabbey: Mechanical Philosophies and their Explanations; A. Clericuzio: Gassendi, Charleton and Boyle. P. Anstey: Boyle against Thinking Matter. L. Downing: Corpuscularism in Drafts of Locke's Essay; L. M. Principe: William Homberg: Chymical Corpuscularism and Chrysopoeia.

Reviewed By

Review Pyle, Andrew (2004) Review of "Late Medieval and Early Modern Corpuscular Matter Theories". British Journal for the History of Philosophy (p. 172). unapi

Review Glasner, Ruth (2003) Review of "Late Medieval and Early Modern Corpuscular Matter Theories". Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences. unapi

Essay Review Shackelford, Jole (2005) [Essay review]. Ambix: Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry (pp. 175-178). unapi

Includes Chapters

Chapter Michael, Emily (2001) Sennert's Sea Change: Atoms and Causes. In: Late Medieval and Early Modern Corpuscular Matter Theories (p. 331). unapi

Chapter Jacquart, Danielle (2001) Minima in Twelfth-Century Medical Texts from Salerno. In: Late Medieval and Early Modern Corpuscular Matter Theories (p. 39). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Settle, Thomas B.
Pereira, Michela
Palmerino, Carla Rita
Newman, William Royall
Sciaccaluga, Nicoletta
Michael, Emily
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Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal
University of Chicago Press
Peter Lang
Oxford University Press
Leo S. Olschki
Kluwer Academic
Matter theory
Mechanism; mechanical philosophy
Galilei, Galileo
Sennert, Daniel
Gassendi, Pierre
Boyle, Robert
Bacon, Francis, 1st Baron Verulam
Jabir Ibn Hayyan, Abu Musa, Al-Tusi
Time Periods
17th century
16th century
Early modern
18th century

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