Article ID: CBB000953650

Drebbel's Living Instruments, Hartmann's Microcosm, and Libavius's Thelesmos: Epistemic Machines before Descartes (2010)

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Description Focus is on the alchemist Cornelis van Drebbel's natural philosophy, which was machine-based but not mechanistic.


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Authors & Contributors
Wahrig-Schmidt, Bettina
Esfeld, Michael-Andreas
Machamer, Peter K.
Wheeler, Michael
Schuster, John A.
Hattab, Helen N.
Journals
Azimuth
Bruniana & Campanelliana: Ricerche Filosofiche e Materiali Storico-testuali
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Archives Internationales d'Histoire des Sciences
Foundations of Chemistry
British Journal for the History of Philosophy
Publishers
Cambridge University Press
Blackwell Publishers
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Oxford University Press
University of Chicago Press
Aracne
Concepts
Mechanism; mechanical philosophy
Philosophy
Natural philosophy
Vitalism
Cartesianism
Animals
People
Descartes, René
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm von
Hobbes, Thomas
Helmont, Jan Baptista van
Boyle, Robert
Kepler, Johannes
Places
Europe
France
Great Britain
Netherlands
Italy
Times
17th century
16th century
18th century
Renaissance
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