Roger Bacon and the Sciences; Commemorative Essays.

By: [BACON, Roger] Jeremiah HACKETT (ed.).

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8vo. x, 439 pp. Illus., index, errata laid-in. Cloth, dust-jacket. INSCRIBED BY THE EDITOR TO DAVID C. LINDBERG (contributor). Fine. "This volume deals with the philosophy and thought of Roger Bacon. It is an effort to bring Roger Bacon studies up to date. Attention is given to a range of topics: Bacon's life and works, Bacon's contribution to the trivium (language studies) and the quadrivium (scientific-mathematical studies), his notion of a science, his moral philosophy, Bacon's contribution to medicine, alchemy and astrology, Bacon's positions in physics and metaphysics. . . " Includes a paper by David C. Lindberg (this is his copy): "Roger Bacon on Light, Vision, and the Universal Emanation of Force." Other papers are given by twelve other scholars including Alain De Libera, Faye Getz, Herbert M. Howe and others.

Title: Roger Bacon and the Sciences; Commemorative Essays.

Author Name: [BACON, Roger] Jeremiah HACKETT (ed.).

Categories: Philosophy,

Publisher: Leiden, New York, Koln:, Brill, 1997.: 1997

Inscription: Signed

lbs: 3.00 lbs

Seller ID: DL1019

Keywords: Philosophy