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Jesuit science and the end of nature's secrets / Mark A. Waddell.

Author/Creator:
Waddell, Mark, author.
Publication:
Farnham, Surrey : Ashgate, [2015]
Format/Description:
Book
x, 214 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Jesuits -- History -- 17th century.
Learning and scholarship -- 17th century.
Science -- History -- 17th century.
Natural history -- History -- 17th century.
Occultism -- History -- 17th century.
Religion and science -- History -- 17th century.
Jesuits.
Learning and scholarship.
Natural history.
Occultism.
Religion and science
Science
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
The crisis of certainty
Building a better ontology
The demise of occult qualities
Spectacle, uncertainty, and the fallibility of the eye
Probabilism, or the world as it might be
The culture of marvels, exposed.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781472449726 (hardcover : alk. paper)
147244972X (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781472449733 (ebook)
9781472449740 (epub)
OCLC:
900623589
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