Renaissance meteorology : Pomponazzi to Descartes [E-Book] / Craig Martin.
Martin, Craig
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011
1 online resource (224 pages) : illustrations
9781421402444 (e-book)
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Table of Contents:
  • The epistemology of meteorology : conjecture and provisional knowledge
  • The ends of weather : teleology in Renaissance meteorology
  • The Ferrarese earthquakes and the employment of learned meteorology
  • The chymistry of weather
  • Niccolo Cabeo's meteorology as the basis for a new aristotelianism
  • Causation and method in Cartesian meteorology.