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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.
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