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Cardano"s cosmos

Anthony Grafton

Cardano"s cosmos

the worlds and works of a Renaissance astrologer

by Anthony Grafton

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cardano, Girolamo, -- 1501-1576 -- Contributions in astrology,
  • Astrology -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-279) and index.

    StatementAnthony Grafton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB785.C34 G73 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 284 p. :
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15485275M
    ISBN 100674095553
    LC Control Number99030238
    OCLC/WorldCa41368311

    Start studying Geniuses. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. -tartaglia challenges cardano bc his butthurt that he didn't get credit in cardanos book, but cardano lets ferrari step in for him. -ferari owns tartaglia in the challenge "mathematics is ordered cosmos where pure thought can dwell. The frontispiece to the De Distillationibus libri IX (), with Porta’s portrait, gives a good impression of his many divergent scientific interests, ranging from physiognomies, astrology, ciphers, and the art of memory to distillation, optics, magnetism, alchemy, cross-breeding and the embellishment of (mostly female) bodies—as well as practical jokes.

    The bibliography has been reviewed using C. Philipp E. Nothaft, “A Bibliography to ,” in Ann Blair, Anja-Silvia Goeing, and Anthony Grafton: For the Sake of Learning: Essays in Honor of Anthony Grafton, Scientific and Learned Cultures and Their Institutions, Volume 18 (Leiden; Boston: Brill, ), pp. for permisson given by Philipp Nothaft and by Brill. In his book on dreams, titled Synesiorum somniorum omnis generis insomnia explicantes, libri IV (), Cardano defends the merits of dream interpretation and offers a philosophical explanation for his views. Central to his dream theory is the idea that the cosmos is a unified, harmonic and animated entity.

    GRAFTON, Anthony. Cardanos Cosmos: The worlds and works of a Renaissance astrologer. Massachussetts: Harvard University Press, * Gianriccardo Grassia Pastore graduado em Histria/UFF e em Cincias Sociais/UERJ. Atualmente desenvolve mestrado em Histria e Filosofia das Cincias na Universidade de Lisboa. Cambridge Core - Renaissance and Early Modern Literature - A Guide to Neo-Latin Literature - edited by Victoria Moul.


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