The Christian Philosopher
University of Illinois Press, 1994 - 488 страница
The prominent Puritan clergyman Cotton Mather published The Christian Philosopher in 1721, eight years after he had been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of London. The first comprehensive book on science written by an American, it was intended to demonstrate the harmony between science and religion. Mather surveyed all the known sciences from astronomy and physics to human anatomy. He presented evidence that both celestial and terrestrial phenomena imply an intelligent designer. Winton Solberg's introduction places Mather's treatise in its widest historical context. In addition to tracing the origins and sources of Mather's work, Solberg analyzes the book's contents, its reception, and its significance in American intellectual and cultural history. This edition returns Mather to his rightful place in American thought, as a deeply religious intellectual whose warm reception of the new science helped bridge the gap between the medieval worldview and the scientific revolution of Copernicus and Newton.
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1612 ) , a German who wrote on astrological medicine ; Otto de Guericke ( 1602 -
86 ) , a German who invented the air pump ; Samuel Bochart ( 1599 - 1667 ) , a
French Protestant theologian and orientalist whom Mather frequently quotes in ...
Andry wrote De la génération des vers dans le corps de l ' homme ( Paris , 1700 )
, a study of the new science of parasitology . It appeared in English translation as
An Account of the Breeding of Worms in Human Bodies ( London , 1701 ) .
Kepler is best remembered for his three laws of planetary motion , upon which
Newton built his celestial physics . KERCKRING , THEODOR ( 1639 - 93 ) , a
Dutch - born physician , conducted research and wrote on anatomy . His
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