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History of science

Willis and the famous copper engraving of the base of the brain

Clarissimi viri Thomaeillis ... De anima brutorum, quae hominis vitalis ac sensitiva est, exercitationes duae : quarum prior philosophica, ejusdem naturam, partes, potentia, & affectiones tradit : altera pathologica, morbos qui ipsam sedem ejus primariam, nempe cerebrum & nervosum genus afficiunt,... Continue Reading →

Jesuit Astronomy…calling Descartes “Enthusiast”

It seems that in the seventeenth century the Jesuits are on the point of trying to negotiate the academic and scientific changes in the world outside of the Catholic Church and Church tradition. The Ratio Studiorum,which was a document to... Continue Reading →

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