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Title Universities and science in the early modern period / edited by Mordechai Feingold and Victor Navarro-Brotons
Published Dordrecht : Springer, ©2006


Description 1 online resource (viii, 309 pages) : some illustrations
Series Archimedes ; v. 12
Archimedes (Dordrecht, Netherlands) ; v. 12.
Contents "Mathematics for astronomy" at universities in Copernicus' time / Grazina Rosińska -- The University of Salamanca and the renaissance of astronomy during the second half of the 15th century / José Chabás -- Medical science and medical teachings at the University of Salamanca in the 15th century / Luis García Ballester -- The faculty of medicine of Valencia / José M. López Piñero -- The cultivation of astronomy in Spanish universities in the latter half of the 16th century / Victor Navarro-Brotons -- The Sphere of Jacques du Chevreul: astronomy at the University of Paris in the 1620s / Roger Ariew -- Lectures and practices: the variety of mathematical and mechanical teaching at the University of Uppsala in the 17th century / Maija Kallinen -- Mathematical research in Italian universities in the modern era / Maria Teresa Borgato -- Universities, academies, and sciences in the modern age / Luigi Pepe -- Natural philosophy and mathematics in Portuguese universities, 1550-1650 / Luís Miguel Carolino & Henrique Leitão -- Venetian policy toward the University of Padua and scientific progress during the 18th century / Piero del Negro -- Candide in Caledonia: the culture of science in the Scottish universities, 1690-1805 / Paul Wood -- The sciences at the University of Rome in the 18th century / Ugo Baldini -- Enlightenment and renovation in the Spanish university / José Luis Peset -- Spanish chemistry textbooks during late 18th century / Antonio García Belmar and José Ramón Bertomeu Sánchez -- Botany in University studies in the late 18th century : the case of Valencia University / Cristina Sendra-Mocholí -- Scientific education and the crisis of the university in 18th century Barcelona / Agustí Nieto-Galan & Antoni Roca-Rosell -- The theories of Copernicus and Newton in the Viceroyship of Nueva Granada and the Audiencia de Caracas during the 18th century / Luis Carlos Arboleda Aparicio & Diana Soto Arango
Summary The ""soul"" of the early modern university was its well-rounded, humanistically informed curriculum. This volume offers synthesis of the fecundity of early modern universities, their receptivity to novel scientific ideas, and their contribution to the critical dialogue that vitalized the emergent European scientific community
Analysis filosofie
natuurwetenschappelijk onderwijs
science education
Philosophy (General)
Filosofie (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
In Springer e-books
Subject Science -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- History -- Congresses
Science -- Europe -- History -- Congresses
Universities and colleges -- Europe -- History -- Congresses
Early Modern
Science -- education
Science -- history
Universities -- history
SCIENCE -- Study & Teaching.
Universities and colleges -- Europe -- History.
Science -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- History.
Science -- Europe -- History.
Sciences sociales.
Sciences humaines.
Science -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Universities and colleges.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Feingold, Mordechai.
Navarro Brotons, Víctor.
ISBN 9781402039751