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This Encyclopedia offers a fresh, integrated and creative perspective on the formation and foundations of philosophy and science in European modernity. Combining careful contextual reconstruction with arguments from traditional philosophy, the book examines methodological dimensions, breaks down traditional oppositions such as rationalism vs. empiricism, calls attention to gender issues, to `insiders and outsiders', minor figures in philosophy, and underground movements, among many other topics. In addition, and in line with important recent transformations in the fields of history of science and early modern philosophy, the volume recognizes the specificity and significance of early modern science and discusses important developments including issues of historiography (such as historical epistemology), the interplay between the material culture and modes of knowledge, expert knowledge and craft knowledge. This book stands at the crossroads of different disciplines and combines their approaches - particularly the history of science, the history of philosophy, contemporary philosophy of science, and intellectual and cultural history. It brings together over 100 philosophers, historians of science, historians of mathematics, and medicine offering a comprehensive view of early modern philosophy and the sciences. It combines and discusses recent results from two very active fields: early modern philosophy and the history of (early modern) science.

Editorial Board
EDITORS-IN-CHIEF
Dana Jalobeanu University of Bucharest, Romania
Charles T. Wolfe Ghent University, Belgium

ASSOCIATE EDITORS
Delphine Bellis University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Zvi Biener University of Cincinnati, OH, USA
Angus Gowland University College London, UK
Ruth Hagengruber University of Paderborn, Germany
Hiro Hirai Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Martin Lenz University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Gideon Manning CalTech, Pasadena, CA, USA
Silvia Manzo University of La Plata, Argentina
Enrico Pasini University of Turin, Italy
Cesare Pastorino TU Berlin, Germany
Lucian Petrescu Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Justin E. H. Smith University de Paris Diderot, France
Marius Stan Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
Koen Vermeir CNRS-SPHERE + Universite de Paris, France
Kirsten Walsh University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada



Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
ISBN: 9783319310688
Number of pages: 1200
Dimensions: 235 x 155 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2021

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