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Title Universities and science in the early modern period / edited by Mordechai Feingold and Victor Navarro-Brotons.
Imprint Dordrecht : Springer, 2006.

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Series Archimedes ; v. 12.
Archimedes (Dordrecht, Netherlands) ; v. 12.
Subject Early modern.
Science -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- History -- Congresses.
Science -- Europe -- History -- Congresses.
Universities and colleges -- Europe -- History -- Congresses.
Science -- education.
Science -- history.
Universities -- history.
Alt Name Feingold, Mordechai.
Navarro Brotons, Víctor.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 309 pages) : some illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents "Mathematics for astronomy" at universities in Copernicus' time / Grazina Rosinska -- The University of Salamanca and the renaissance of astronomy during the second half of the 15th century / Jose Chabas -- Medical science and medical teachings at the University of Salamanca in the 15th century / Luis Garcia Ballester -- The faculty of medicine of Valencia / Jose M. Lopez Pinero -- The cultivation of astronomy in Spanish universities in the latter half of the 16th century / Victor Navarro-Brotons -- The Sphere of Jacques du Chevreul: astronomy at the University of Paris in the 1620s / Roger Ariew -- Lectures and practices: the variety of mathematical and mechanical teaching at the University of Uppsala in the 17th century / Maija Kallinen -- Mathematical research in Italian universities in the modern era / Maria Teresa Borgato -- Universities, academies, and sciences in the modern age / Luigi Pepe -- Natural philosophy and mathematics in Portuguese universities, 1550-1650 / Luis Miguel Carolino & Henrique Leitao -- Venetian policy toward the University of Padua and scientific progress during the 18th century / Piero del Negro -- Candide in Caledonia: the culture of science in the Scottish universities, 1690-1805 / Paul Wood -- The sciences at the University of Rome in the 18th century / Ugo Baldini -- Enlightenment and renovation in the Spanish university / Jose Luis Peset -- Spanish chemistry textbooks during late 18th century / Antonio Garcia Belmar and Jose Ramon Bertomeu Sanchez -- Botany in University studies in the late 18th century : the case of Valencia University / Cristina Sendra-Mocholi -- Scientific education and the crisis of the university in 18th century Barcelona / Agusti Nieto-Galan & Antoni Roca-Rosell -- The theories of Copernicus and Newton in the Viceroyship of Nueva Granada and the Audiencia de Caracas during the 18th century / Luis Carlos Arboleda Aparicio & Diana Soto Arango.
Summary The ""soul"" of the early modern university was its well-rounded, humanistically informed curriculum. This volume offers synthesis of the fecundity of early modern universities, their receptivity to novel scientific ideas, and their contribution to the critical dialogue that vitalized the emergent European scientific community.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781402039751
OCLC # 262687536
Additional Format Print version: Universities and science in the early modern period. Dordrecht : Springer, 2006 1402039743 9781402039744 (DLC) 2007270034 (OCoLC)63197191.

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