Item description for The Power of Images in Early Modern Sciences by Wolfgang Lefevre, Jurgen Renn & Urs Schoepflin...
The book is dedicated to the role of visual representations in the history of early modern science. It brings together historical case studies from various fields and discusses epistemological questions such as the role of images as mediatory instances between practical and theoretical knowledge, the interaction between images and texts, and the potential of images to synthesize fragments of knowledge to a global picture.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.6" Width: 8.5" Height: 10.75" Weight: 2.1 lbs.
Release Date Dec 5, 2003
Publisher Birkhäuser Basel
ISBN 3764324341 ISBN13 9783764324346
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More About Wolfgang Lefevre, Jurgen Renn & Urs Schoepflin
Wolfgang Lefevre is Senior Scientist at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. He is the author or editor of several other books.