Volume 12 2006

Universities and Science in the Early Modern Period

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-3974-4 (Print) 978-1-4020-3975-1 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

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    Pages 1-7

    Introduction

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    Pages 9-28

    “Mathematics for Astronomy” at Universities in Copernicus’ Time: Modern Atitudes Toward Ancient Problems

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    Pages 29-36

    The University of Salamanca and the Renaissance of Astronomy During the Second Half of the 15th Century

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    Pages 37-64

    Medical Science and Medical Teaching at the University of Salamance in the 15th Century

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    Pages 65-82

    The Faculty of Medicine of Valencia: Its Position in Renaissance Europe

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    Pages 83-98

    The Cultivation of Astronomy in Spanish Universities in the Latter Half of the 16th Century

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    Pages 99-109

    The Sphere of Jacques du Chevreul: Astronomy at the University of Paris in the 1620s

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    Pages 111-125

    Lectures and Practices. The Variety of Mathematical and Mechanical Teaching at the University of Uppsala in the 17th Century

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    Pages 127-139

    Mathematical Research in Italian Universities in the Modern Era

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    Pages 141-151

    Universities, Academies, and Sciences in Italy in the Modern Age

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    Pages 153-168

    Natural Philosophy and Mathematics in Portuguese Universities, 1550–1650

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    Pages 169-181

    Venetian Policy Toward the University of Padua and Scientific Progress During the 18th Century

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    Pages 183-199

    Candide in Caledonia: The Culture of Science in the Scottish Universities, 1690–1805

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    Pages 201-230

    The Sciences at the University of Rome in the 18th Century

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    Pages 231-239

    Enlightenment and Renovation in the Spanish University

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    Pages 241-257

    Spanish Chemistry Textbooks During Late 18th Century: Building up a New Genre of Scientific Literature

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    Pages 259-272

    Botany in University Studies in the Late 18th Century. The Case of Valencia University

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    Pages 273-288

    Scientific Education and the Crisis of the University in 18th Century Barcelona

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    Pages 289-309

    The Theories of Copernicus and Newton in the Viceroyship of Nueva Granada and the Audiencia De Caracas During the 18th Century