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American Philosophical Society
Denotation of Generic Terms in Ancient Indian Philosophy: Grammar, Nyaya, and Mimamsa: Transactions, American Philosophical Society (Vol. 86, No. 3)
Alice Stroup (au)
The scientific revolution of the 17th century engendered diverse & prolific offspring, among which were the scientific societies. The French Academie Royale des Sciences, founded in 1666 by Jean-Baptiste Colbert, Louis XIVís minister of finance, was the beneficiary of the most generous patronage of science known during the 17th century. It was an official, governmental expression of support for science rather than the independent, scholarly coterie characteristic of other contemporary scientific societies. As this study shows, the finances of the early Academy clarify the research & organization of the fledgling institution & the policies of its three ministerial protectors during the 17th century -- Colbert, Louvois, & Pontchartrain. Illustrations.
Johann Schonerís Globe of 1515: Transcription and Study: Transactions, APS (Vol. 100, Part 5)
Treason on Trial in Revolutionary Pennsylvania: APS Transactions Vol. 101 #2
Descriptive Catalogue of the Sanskrit Astronomical Manuscripts Preserved at the Maharaja Man Singh II Museum un Jaipur, India (Memoir 250)
Descended from Darwin: Insights into the History of Evolutionary Studies, 1900-1970 (Transactions 99, Part 1)
Peiresc's History of Provence: Antiquarianism and the Discovery of a Medieval Mediterranean (APS Transaction 101 #3)
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