Nicolaus Steno: Biography and Original Papers of a 17th by Troels Kardel,Paul Maquet PDF

By Troels Kardel,Paul Maquet

this is often via a long way the main exhaustive biography on Niels Stensen, anatomist, geologist and bishop, higher often called "Nicolaus Steno". We find out about the scientist’s relations and history in Lutheran Denmark, of his academics at domestic and overseas, of his experiences and travels within the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Italy, Austria, Hungary, Bohemia and Germany, of his many pioneering achievements in anatomy and geology, of his encounters with Swammerdam, Malpighi and with participants of the newly tested Royal Society of London and the Accademia del Cimento in Florence, and with the thinker Spinoza. It extra treats Stensen’s spiritual conversion.
The booklet comprises the complete set of Steno's anatomical and geological medical papers in unique language. The editors completely translated the unique Latin textual content to English, and integrated a variety of footnotes at the heritage of this bibliographic and medical treasure from the seventeenth century.

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