Vol. 8 no. 2

EXPERIMENTAL PRACTICES AND PHILOSOPHICAL TRADITIONS: ORGANIZING AND DISSEMINATING KNOWLEDGE IN EARLY MODERN EUROPE

Invited editor: Doina-Cristina RUSU

Doina-Cristina Rusu – Introduction

Stefano Gulizia – Ruscelli’s Book of Secrets in Context: A Sixteenth-Century Venetian ‘Museum in Motion’

 

Doina-Cristina Rusu  – Abolishing the Borders between Natural History and Natural Magic Francis Bacon’s Sylva sylvarum and The Historia vitae et mortis

 

Fabrizio Baldassarri – Between Natural History and Experimental Method. Descartes and Botany

 

Ovidiu Babeş – The Persuasive Value of Demonstration: Descartes’ Discourse

Daniel Collette  – Pascal, Spinoza, and Defining Cartesianism

Essay review

Dana Jalobeanu – The Principia for the Common-Reader: A New Trend in Newton Scholarship?

 

Book reviews

Oana Şerban – The Correspondence of René Descartes: A Philosophy that Takes too Many Liberties?

 

Claudia Dumitru –  Notebooks and Baconianism in Early Modern England