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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (3): 541–561.
Published: 01 September 2019
... implications of medieval natural science. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Thomas de Kent’s Roman de toute chevalerie Alexander the Great marvels astrology natural science ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 113–133.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Peter Harrison Historians of science have become increasingly aware of the connections between religion and science in the early modern period. Science, or more strictly “natural philosophy,” is understood as having pointed to the existence of a designing deity. Conversely, religion is seen...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 January 2014
...-way process: in entering into a symbiotic relation, Christianity and natural philosophy are both affected. Christianity becomes largely reduced to its cognitive content, becoming both more science-like and more focused on its doctrinal core, while at the same time the cognitive content of natural...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (3): 599–621.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Luis R. Corteguera How did artisanal methods and practices inform the new science of politics attributed to Machiavelli and elaborated by others? Historians of science have noted how artisans’ direct observation of nature and knowledge acquired from hands-on experience informed their methods...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2018
... arguments were taken up by Aquinas (1225 – 1274) in the Summa Theologiae, at 1a.13.1 – 6, 12. See Aquinas, Selected Philosophical Writings, ed. Timothy McDermott (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993), 214 – 30. 21 Peter Harrison, The Bible, Protestantism, and the Rise of Natural Science...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (3): 445–456.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Sarah Kay; Nicolette Zeeman; Sarah Kay; Nicolette Zeeman This volume explores new ways of understanding medieval and early modern conceptualizations of nature in light of current developments in critical animal studies, ecocriticism, new materialism, as well as our expanding knowledge of premodern...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (2): 287–321.
Published: 01 May 2023
..., Editor, and Geometrician ‘for Engelondes sake,’ ” in John Gower: Manuscripts, Readers, Contexts , ed. Malte Urban (Turnhout, Belg.: Brepols, 2009), 11–37; and see his “Gower and Science,” in Routledge Research Companion to John Gower , 172–96. The intimacy of the natural sciences, ethics, politics...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 165–201.
Published: 01 January 2024
... of particular animals, offering a comparative analysis of different species that was beginning to be addressed in a different framework in the natural sciences, predominantly in zoology. It should come as no surprise, therefore, that physiognomy's revival was met with curiosity if not enthusiasm, but also...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 583–602.
Published: 01 September 2016
...). The argument is that Christianity’s tradi- tional understanding of the nature of God, and the relation of God to cre- ation, is compatible with the findings of modern Western science. On this understanding, God radically transcends creation, which is created ex nihilo. Even to say that both God...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (3): 619–642.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of the natural sciences is an abandonment of the often covert language of class and gender, and what we need in intellectual and civic life more generally is a decisive rejection of the discourse of the natural. For this end, Milton’s dystopian beehive seems an inspiring literary source. If the life...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (1): 157–182.
Published: 01 January 2000
.... Sexuality and erotic desire 5. The household, codes of conduct, and the everyday 6. Pain and violence 7. Law and transgression 8. Waging war 9. Nature, science, and medicine 10. Theological...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 183–197.
Published: 01 January 2018
.... Medicine, science, and technology Bagliani, Agostino Paravicini, ed. The Impact of Arabic Sciences in Europe and Asia. Micrologus: Nature, Sciences, and Medieval Societies, vo. 24. Firenze: Sismel, Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2016. vi, 504 pp.; 6 tables, 4 figs. Paper eur 80.00. Campbell, Bruce M. S...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (3): 623–653.
Published: 01 September 2013
... knowledge, from natural science and culinary art to service habits contrasted firmly and favorably with the contemplative reasoning of the philosopher. No matter what his formal training and whether or not he had left French soil, the brewer’s knowledge derived from contact with foreign methods...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 213–231.
Published: 01 May 2016
... for Linacre, I turn to his translations of Galen. In these medical texts we encounter a strong emphasis on the potential and the actual, a distinction fundamental to the metaphys- ics and natural science of Aristotle. As a humanist who had been part of the Aldine Academy in Venice, Linacre had...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 7–35.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., as did devout idealists; their reactions were opposite. On the former, see Marx’s remark to Lassalle on Jan. 16, 1861, that Darwin had dealt a “death-blow for the first time to ‘teleology’ in the natural sciences”; Karl Marx and Frederick Engels, Selected Correspondence, 1846...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (2): 251–278.
Published: 01 May 2004
... of the name Isidore has given the thing he has made, since etymology means to investigate the “truth” (etymos) by “speaking about” it (logos).14 To conduct natural history according to such principles is in fact to believe that philology can substitute for natural science. Isidore assumes, for example...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 49–78.
Published: 01 January 2021
... scientias quas liberales appellant].5 The specification that his training came in the liberal arts shows that Riccoldo would have been well versed not just in theological matters, but also poten- tially in the social and natural sciences. The fact that Riccoldo produced a commentary on a work by Aristotle...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 143–177.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., as it emerges in early modern practice, and the idea of the gentleman? How does the emblem figure in the history of garden practice? And what, finally, is the nature of the material- ist curiosity signalled in Hamlet’s postmortem inquiries—and collectively embedded within the practices of what becomes science...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., inhospitable, poisonous places in which the nonhuman world remains hostile and language is confused and ineffective. Thus, both sets of texts attest to the importance of the nonhuman world in early medieval science, showing how dependent humans were on the cooperation of natural and supernatural things...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 431–432.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Edited by Sarah Kay and Nicolette Zeeman Volume 49 / Number 3 / September 2019 Current developments in critical animal studies, ecology, and material his- tory and the expanding frontiers of our knowledge of premodern philoso- phy, science, and encyclopedism mean that ideas about “nature...