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American Philosophical Society
Paradise Restored: The Mechanical Arts From Antiquity Through the 13th Century: Transactions, American Philosophical Society (vol. 80, part 1)
Elspeth Whitney (au)
At least since the Renaissance, historians, philosophers, & other critics have attempted to judge the positive & negative contributions of the Middle Ages to the development of Western civilization. In particular, these writers have assessed the extent to which medieval culture & institutions may have either hindered or fostered scientific & technological progress. Contents of this study: (I) Introduction: The History of the Problem; (II) Liberal & Illiberal Arts: The Classification of Technical Arts in Antiquity; (III) Crafts, Philosophy, & the Liberal Arts in the Early Middle Ages; (IV) Paradise Restored: Hugh of St. Victor & the Mechanical Arts in the 12th & 13th Centuries; (V) The Mechanical Arts & the Aristotelian Tradition; & (VI) Conclusion.
Descended from Darwin: Insights into the History of Evolutionary Studies, 1900-1970 (Transactions 99, Part 1)
Johann Schoner’s Globe of 1515: Transcription and Study: Transactions, APS (Vol. 100, Part 5)
Benjamin Franklin's First Gov’t. Printing: The PA General Loan Office Mortgage Register of 1729, & Subsequent Franklin Mortgage Registers & Bonds
Narratives of Chindali Life and Culture: The Chindali Language of Malawi: Volume 3
The Ground Sloth: “Megalonyx”: (Xenarthra: Megalonychidae) from the Pleistocene (Late Irvingtonian) Camelot Local Fauna, Dorchester County, SC: Trans., APS (vol. 100, Pt. 4)
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