The book the sciences in enlightened europe edited by william clark jan golinski and simon schaffer is published by university of chicago press. Radically reorienting our understanding of the enlightenment this book explores the complex relations between enlightened values and the making of scientific knowledge. The history of science during the age of enlightenment traces developments in science and technology during the age of reason when enlightenment ideas and ideals were being disseminated across europe and north america. Science and the enlightenment part i home europe became much more secular and science in turn tore apart the roots of biblical literalism and absolutism. Get this from a library the sciences in enlightened europe william clark jan golinski simon schaffer radically reorienting our understanding of the enlightenment this book explores the complex relations between englightened values and the making of scientific knowledge. This volume consists of fifteen essays by different authors an introduction by the editors several illustrations extensive bibliographical material and an index. The sciences in enlightened europe and biographies of scientific objects and labyrintha search for the hidden meaning of science review. It helped spread the ideas of the enlightenment across europe and beyond science in the enlightenment an encyclopaedia 2003 353pp chisick harvey. Enlightenment enlightenment a european intellectual movement of the 17th and 18th centuries in whether of ptolemy in the sciences or of the church in matters
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