Edward Topsell (d. 1638?), matriculated from Christ’s College, Cambridge in 1587 and was appointed in 1604 as curate of St. Botolph, Aldersgate. Author of the popular Reward of Religion, lectures on the book of Ruth which reached three editions in his lifetime, his claim to posterity is nevertheless his translation of Gesner’s zoological works.
Ecological science, which studies the relationships between organisms and their environments, developed from natural history. Aristotle’s teleological chain of being and detailed description modeled natural history until the eighteenth century. Linnaeus and Buffon replaced Aristotelian categories with new criteria for classification, leading the way to Darwin’s evolutionary theory.
The Mythical Zoo: An Encyclopedia of Animals in World Myth, Legend, and Literature Boria Sax Ph.D. In this fascinating encyclopedia about animals in world myth, legend, and literature, author Boria Sax documents how profoundly animals and their symbolism are integrated into human values.A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.Edward Alleyn: Elizabethan Actor, Jacobean Gentleman, 1994, pp. 63-5. Buchanan's book, printed in Edinburgh and later on the Continent but not in London (see I. D. McFarlane, Buchanan, 1981, pp. 5 1 2 14, and John Durkan, Bibliography of George Buchanan, Glasgow University Library Studies, 1994, pp.
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Edward Grant Source: Metascience 'Anyone having read Peter Harrison's 'Religion' and the Religions in the English Enlightenment (1990, 2002) and The Bible, Protestantism and the Rise of Natural Science (1998, 2001), would expect his latest book to offer another outstanding study in the history of the relationship between science and religion, and they will not be disappointed.'.Read More
The History of Science Collections of the University of Oklahoma Libraries was established in 1949 with an initial gift from OU alumnus Everette Lee DeGolyer. Current holdings of nearly 100,000 volumes, representing every field and subject area of science, technology and medicine, include complete sets of first editions of major scientists such as Copernicus, Galileo, Newton and Darwin.Read More
For this reason Topsell thought that natural history could teach important moral truths. Subsequently, natural history was also regarded as providing indications of God's wisdom and goodness. Natural theology provided an overarching framework for the articulation of natural history, investing it with a status and significance that took it beyond the mere cataloguing of natural particulars.Read More
By investigating the past, the contributors to Biology and Ideology from Descartes to Dawkins hope to better prepare us to discern ideological abuse of science when it occurs in the future. Denis R. Alexander and Ronald L. Numbers bring together fourteen experts to examine the varied ways science has been used and abused for nonscientific purposes from the fifteenth century to the present day.Read More
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This dissertation explicates the natural philosophy of Margaret Cavendish, the Duchess of Newcastle, and develops some source arguments. It concludes that Cavendish’s theory of discourse (which includes music, art, action, speech and reason) is central to her natural philosophy, that discourse as she theorizes it constitutes her natural world. Mathematics and speculative music influence.Read More
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Publishing platform for digital magazines, interactive publications and online catalogs. Convert documents to beautiful publications and share them worldwide. Title: 1998-histamb-biblig, Author: albertovieira, Length: 48 pages, Published: 2009-05-27.Read More