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Author Waddell, Mark.

Title Jesuit science and the end of nature's secrets / Mark A. Waddell, Michigan State University, USA.

Published Burlington Ashgate, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  001.208827153 WADD    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 214 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-209) and index.
Contents The crisis of certainty -- Building a better ontology -- The demise of occult qualities -- Spectacle, uncertainty, and the fallibility of the eye -- Probabilism, or the world as it might be -- The culture of marvels, exposed.
Subject Jesuit scientists -- History -- 17th century.
Jesuits -- History -- 17th century.
Learning and scholarship -- 17th century.
Science -- History -- 17th century.
Natural history -- History -- 17th century.
Occultism -- History -- 17th century.
Religion and science -- History -- 17th century.
ISBN 9781472449726 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781472449733 (ebook)
9781472449740 (epub)