[Milton-L] Reading practices and empiricism

carl bellinger bcarlb at comcast.net
Fri Apr 27 16:22:11 EDT 2007


Also useful: John C. Briggs, Francis Bacon and the Rhetoric of Nature.

Carl Bellinger


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From: "Totaro, Dr. Rebecca" <rtotaro at fgcu.edu>
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> Here is the one that best suits your request.
> 
> James J. Bono. _The Word of God and the Languages of Man: Interpreting
> Nature in Early Modern Science and Medicine : Ficino to Descartes_.
> Science and Literature Series University of Wisconsin Press, 1995.  
> 
> Bono is currently completing volume two of the study while serving as a
> fellow at the Folger Shakespeare Library. 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:milton-l-bounces at lists.richmond.edu] On Behalf Of Burbery,
> Timothy
> Sent: Friday, April 27, 2007 2:40 PM
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> Subject: [Milton-L] Reading practices and empiricism 
> 
> 
> Hello,
> 
> Can anyone put me on to books or articles that discuss how early modern
> practices of reading texts helped scientists to develop their
> observational skills? That is, how reading the book of God (or any other
> book, for that matter) enabled Renaissance scientists to examine and
> interpret the book of Nature? 
> 
> Apologies if this is an off-list query -- I wasn't sure when I composed
> it.  
> 
> Thanks, 
> 
> Tim Burbery
> Marshall University 
> 
> 
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