Physiologia by Dennis Des Chene
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By Dennis Des Chene


Natural Philosophy in Late Aristotelian and Cartesian Thought

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Physiologia by Dennis Des Chene

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Sixteenth-century Aristotelianism was the culmination of four centuries of commentary and criticism. Physiologia is one of the first books to provide an accessible and comprehensive guide to that tradition in natural philosophy. In an incisive and readable treatment, Dennis Des Chene illuminates the continuities and disruptions between medieval and modern philosophy and promotes a new understanding of the philosophical setting in which modern notions of science emerged.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780801486876
ISBN-10: 0801486874
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 156mm x 28mm)
Pages: 448
Imprint: Cornell University Press
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publish Date: 26-Oct-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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