How Albert the Great's Speculum Astronomiae Was Interpreted and Used by Four Centuries of Readers: A Study in Late Medieval Medicine, Astronomy and As

How Albert the Great's Speculum Astronomiae Was Interpreted and Used by Four Centuries of Readers: A Study in Late Medieval Medicine, Astronomy and As

By: Scott E. Hendrix (author)Hardback

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Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Astrology's Movement from the Fringes to the Center; Chapter I; Defending Albert's Reputation? A Consideration of the Controversy; Concerning the Authorship of the Speculum astronomiae; Chapter II; Faith and Reason in Conflict?; Chapter III; The Link Between Natural Philosophy and Metaphysics: The Place of Astrology in Albert the Great's System of Thought.; Chapter IV; Readers and their Approach to the Speculum astronomiae; Chapter V; Whether for it or Against it, you can't Ignore it: Readers and the Speculum astronomiae.; Chapter VI; The Death and Reincarnation of an Authority.; Appendix A; Select Bibliography.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773436350
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 326
  • ID: 9780773436350
  • ISBN10: 0773436359

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