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Athanasius Kircher : the last man who knew everything, edited by Paula Findlen

Label
Athanasius Kircher : the last man who knew everything
Title
Athanasius Kircher
Title remainder
the last man who knew everything
Statement of responsibility
edited by Paula Findlen
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 001.2/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
CT1098.K46
LC item number
A738 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Athanasius Kircher : the last man who knew everything, edited by Paula Findlen
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0410/2003022829.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 421-445) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The last man who knew everything, or did he? Athanasius Kircher, S.J. (1602-80) and his world / Paula Findlen -- The art of being kircher -- Kircher's Rome / Eugenio Lo Sardo -- Reveries in time of plague : Athanasius Kircher and the plague epidemic of 1656 / Martha Baldwin -- Kircher and his critics : censorial practice and pragmatic disregard in the Society of Jesus / Harald Siebert -- Quasi-optical palingenesis : the circulation of portraits and the image of Kircher / Angela Mayer-Deutsch -- Sciences of erudition -- Copts and scholars : Athanasius Kircher in Peirsec's republic of letters / Peter N. Miller -- Four trees, some amulets, and the seventy-two names of God : Kircher reveals the Kabbalah / Daniel Stolzenberg -- Kircher's chronology / Anthony Grafton-- Mysteries of man and the cosmos -- Athanasius Kircher, Giordano Bruno, and the panspermia of the infinite universe / Ingrid D. Rowland -- Father Athanasius on the isthmus of a middle state : understanding Kircher's paleontology / Stephen Jay Gould -- The angel and the compass : Athanasius Kircher's magnetic geography / Micheal John Gorman -- Communicating knowledge -- Magnetic language : Athanasius Kircher and communication / Haun Saussy -- Publishing the polygraphy : manuscript, instrument, and print in the work of Athanasius Kircher / Nick Wilding -- Private and public knowledge : Kircher, esotericism and the republic of letters / Noel Malcolm -- Global shape of knowledge -- Baroque science between the old world and the new world : Father Kircher and his colleague Valentin Stansel (1621-1705) / Carlos Ziller Camenietzki -- A Jesuit's books in the new world : Athanasius Kircher and his American readers / Paula Findlen -- True lies : Athanasius Kircher's China illustrata and the life story of a Mexican mystic / J. Michelle Molina -- Athanasius Kircher's China illustrata (1667) : an apologia pro sua vita / Florence Hsia -- Understanding Kircher in context / Antonella Romano
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 465 p.
Isbn
9780415940153
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003022829
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm53287635
Label
Athanasius Kircher : the last man who knew everything, edited by Paula Findlen
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0410/2003022829.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 421-445) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The last man who knew everything, or did he? Athanasius Kircher, S.J. (1602-80) and his world / Paula Findlen -- The art of being kircher -- Kircher's Rome / Eugenio Lo Sardo -- Reveries in time of plague : Athanasius Kircher and the plague epidemic of 1656 / Martha Baldwin -- Kircher and his critics : censorial practice and pragmatic disregard in the Society of Jesus / Harald Siebert -- Quasi-optical palingenesis : the circulation of portraits and the image of Kircher / Angela Mayer-Deutsch -- Sciences of erudition -- Copts and scholars : Athanasius Kircher in Peirsec's republic of letters / Peter N. Miller -- Four trees, some amulets, and the seventy-two names of God : Kircher reveals the Kabbalah / Daniel Stolzenberg -- Kircher's chronology / Anthony Grafton-- Mysteries of man and the cosmos -- Athanasius Kircher, Giordano Bruno, and the panspermia of the infinite universe / Ingrid D. Rowland -- Father Athanasius on the isthmus of a middle state : understanding Kircher's paleontology / Stephen Jay Gould -- The angel and the compass : Athanasius Kircher's magnetic geography / Micheal John Gorman -- Communicating knowledge -- Magnetic language : Athanasius Kircher and communication / Haun Saussy -- Publishing the polygraphy : manuscript, instrument, and print in the work of Athanasius Kircher / Nick Wilding -- Private and public knowledge : Kircher, esotericism and the republic of letters / Noel Malcolm -- Global shape of knowledge -- Baroque science between the old world and the new world : Father Kircher and his colleague Valentin Stansel (1621-1705) / Carlos Ziller Camenietzki -- A Jesuit's books in the new world : Athanasius Kircher and his American readers / Paula Findlen -- True lies : Athanasius Kircher's China illustrata and the life story of a Mexican mystic / J. Michelle Molina -- Athanasius Kircher's China illustrata (1667) : an apologia pro sua vita / Florence Hsia -- Understanding Kircher in context / Antonella Romano
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 465 p.
Isbn
9780415940153
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003022829
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm53287635

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