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dc.creator Edward Grant en 2005-06-28T20:30:42Z 2005-06-28T20:30:42Z 1991-06-10
dc.identifier.other Collection C184
dc.description Lecture delivered at a conference on "Jesuits and Philosophy in the Europe of the Renaissance" held in Paris on June 10, 1991 at Centre Sevres, 35 rue de Sevres en
dc.description.abstract Because the Jesuit order was formed in 1540 and survived as a vibrant and powerful force until 1773, when it was dissolved in Europe, Jesuit natural philosophers found themselves living in a period of enormous scientific and intellectual change. Founded only three years before the publication of Copernicus's De revolutionibus orbium coelestium, the Jesuits had to confront the new science that was emerging from that landmark treatise. In a real sense, they were caught between two intellectual conceptions of the world: the geocentric Aristotelian world view and the new one taking shape around the heliocentric system of Copernicus and the new discoveries of Tycho Brahe and Galileo. What was the reaction of Jesuit natural philosophers? en
dc.description.sponsorship Lecture delivered at a conference organized by Luce Giard (CNRS) en
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject Jesuits en
dc.subject Catholic Church en
dc.subject Copernicus en
dc.subject Christopher Clavius en
dc.subject Bartholomew Amicus en
dc.subject Riccioli en
dc.subject Galileo en
dc.subject Roderigo de Arriaga en
dc.subject Tycho Brahe en
dc.title Jesuits and the New Cosmology en
dc.type Presentation en

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