Experiment and natural philosophy in seventeenth-century Tuscany [electronic resource] : the history of the Accademia del cimento / Luciano Boschiero
- Australasian studies in history and philosophy of science ; v. 21
- 1 -- 350 Years of coming to grips with the experimental activities of Galileo and his followers -- Vincenzio Viviani (1622-1703): Galileo's last disciple -- Giovanni Alfonso Borelli (1608-1679) -- What it meant to be a Cimento academician -- 2 -- Experiments concerning air pressure and the void and a look at the Accademia's internal workings -- The artificial freezing process of liquids, and the properties and effects of heat and cold -- 3 -- The Cimento's publication process and presentational techniques: formulating a policy of self-censorship -- The Saturn problem and the path of comets: an analysis of the academicians' theoretical and observational Astronomy
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