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Science in the age of Baroque
1. Ofer Gal and Raz Chen Morris: Baroque Modes and the Production of Knowledge.- A. Order.- 2. John Schuster: What Was the Relation of Baroque Culture to the Trajectory of Early Modern NaturalExpand
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Effects of Computerized Mediation of Analogical Thinking in Kindergartens
The current study describes an attempt to improve children's analogical thinking through the use of a ‘humanized’ computer program. This program was experimentally designed to incorporate severalExpand
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Long-Term Follow-up in Managing Anaplastic Astrocytoma by Multimodality Approach With Surgery Followed by Postoperative Radiotherapy and PCV-Chemotherapy: Phase II Trial
Overall survival and progression-free survival after 5 and 10 years of 31 patients with malignant glioma treated by a combination of surgery, postoperative radiotherapy, and chemotherapy with a PCVExpand
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The body as object and instrument of knowledge : embodied empiricism in early modern science
It was in 1660s England, according to the received view, in the Royal Society of London, that science acquired the form of empirical enquiry we recognize as our own: an open, collaborativeExpand
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The ‘absolute existence’ of phlogiston: the losing party's point of view
Abstract Long after its alleged demise, phlogiston was still presented, discussed and defended by leading chemists. Even some of the leading proponents of the new chemistry admitted its ‘absoluteExpand
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Empiricism Without the Senses: How the Instrument Replaced the Eye
The optical instruments developed through the seventeenth century allowed peering into the very far and the very small; a spectacle never before experienced. The telescope, and later the microscope,Expand
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Baroque Optics and the Disappearance of the Observer: From Kepler’s Optics to Descartes’ Doubt
Seventeenth-century optics naturalizes the eye while estranging the mind from objects. A mere screen, on which rests a blurry array of light stains, the eye no longer furnishes the observer withExpand
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From Divine Order to Human Approximation: Mathematics in Baroque Science
The Inverse Square Law (ISL) of Universal Gravitation is the epitome of the great achievement of mathematical natural philosophy. But what exactly was this achievement? Newton and his followersExpand
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