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The origins of chart graphics (e.g., bar charts and line charts) are well known [30], with the seminal event being the publication of William Playfair's (1759-1823) The Commercial and Political Atlas in London in 1786 [26]. However, the origins of graph drawing are not well known. Although Euler (1707-1783) is credited with originating graph theory in 1736(More)
The Harvard community has made this article openly available. Please share how this access benefits you. Your story matters. Practices of bookish natural philosophy: methods of annotating and indexing books. Coping with information overload: Reading, compiling and commenting on texts long constituted one of the central practices of natural philosophy, from(More)
" Principes et pratiques de la pédagogie humaniste et réformée, " in Enseignement secondaire formation humaniste et société, XVIe-XXIe siècle (a volume commemorating the 450 th anniversary of the founding of Calvin's Academy in Geneva), ed. " Tables et index dans le livre de savoir en Europe moderne, " in Lieux de Savoir, vol. 2: Les mains de l'intellect,(More)
The Harvard community has made this article openly available. Please share how this access benefits you. Your story matters. The period of religious transformations covered in this volume corresponds closely in time to a series of major scientific developments traditionally known as the "Scientific Revolution", which is commonly considered to extend from(More)
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