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This book explores the impact of biblical reading practices on scientific thought in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth centuries. It addresses the idea that the natural philosophers of the era forged their new sciences despite, rather than because of, the pervasive bible-centeredness of early modern thought.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230507074
ISBN-10: 0230507077
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Pages: 276
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 11-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Kevin Killeen

LEO CATANA Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Copenhagen, Denmark KAREN EDWARDS Lecturer in Early Modern Literature, University of Exeter, UK JAMES DOUGAL FLEMING Lecturer in English Renaissance non-dramatic literature, Simon Fraser University, UK PETER J. FORSHAW British Academy Post-Doctoral Fellow at Birkbeck, University of London, UK HAKAN HAKANSSON PhD graduate, Lund University, Sweden PETER HARRISON Professor of History and Philosophy, Bond University, Australia IRVING A. KELTER Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of History, University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas, USA KEVIN KILLEEN Lecturer in Early Modern Literature, University of Reading, UK STEVEN MATTHEWS Assistant Professor of European History and the History of Science, University of Minnnesota in Duluth, USA PAUL R. MUELLER, S.J Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Loyola University of Chicago, USA VOLKER R. REMMERT Assistant Professor of History of Science and History of Mathematics, University of Mainz, Germany JONATHAN SAWDAY Professor of English Studies, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

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