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SELECTED - SCHOLARLY - JOURNAL - ARTICLES

Robert S. Westman - "The Melanchthon Circle, Rheticus, and the Wittenberg Interpretation of the Copernican Theory" - Isis, Vol. 66, No. 2. (Jun., 1975), pp. 164-193.
Owen Hannaway - "Laboratory Design and the Aim of Science: Andreas Libavius versus Tycho Brahe" - Isis, Vol. 77, No. 4. (Dec., 1986), pp. 584-610.
A. Mark Smith - "Knowing Things Inside Out: The Scientific Revolution from a Medieval Perspective" - The American Historical Review, Vol. 95, No. 3. (Jun., 1990), pp. 726-744.
Keith Hutchison - "What Happened to Occult Qualities in the Scientific Revolution?" - Isis, Vol. 73, No. 2. (Jun., 1982), pp. 233-253.
Seymour L. Chapin - "The Astronomical Activities of Nicolas Claude Fabri de Peiresc" - Isis, Vol. 48, No. 1. (Mar., 1957), pp. 13-29.
Lisa T. Sarasohn - "Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc and the Patronage of the New Science in the Seventeenth Century" - Isis, Vol. 84, No. 1. (Mar., 1993), pp. 70-90.
Richard S. Westfall - "Science and Patronage: Galileo and the Telescope"
Isis, Vol. 76, No. 1. (Mar., 1985), pp. 11-30.
Albert Van Helden - "The Telescope in the Seventeenth Century"
Isis, Vol. 65, No. 1. (Mar., 1974), pp. 38-58.
Mary G. Winkler & Albert Van Helden - "Representing the Heavens: Galileo and Visual Astronomy" - Isis, Vol. 83, No. 2. (Jun., 1992), pp. 195-217.
Mario Biagioli - "Galileo the Emblem Maker"
Isis, Vol. 81, No. 2. (Jun., 1990), pp. 230-258.
John E. Fletcher - "Astronomy in the Life and Correspondence of Athanasius Kircher" - Isis, Vol. 61, No. 1., pp. 52-67
Christoph Meinel - "Early Seventeenth-Century Atomism: Theory, Epistemology, and the Insufficiency of Experiment" - Isis, Vol. 79, No. 1. (Mar., 1988), pp. 68-103.
Richard S. Westfall - "Circular Motion in Seventeenth-Century Mechanics"
Isis, Vol. 63, No. 2. (Jun., 1972), pp. 184-189.
Bruce Stansfield Eastwood - "Descartes on Refraction: Scientific versus Rhetorical Method" - Isis, Vol. 75, No. 3. (Sep., 1984), pp. 481-502.
Thomas S. Kuhn - "Robert Boyle and Structural Chemistry in the Seventeenth Century" - Isis, Vol. 43, No. 1. (Apr., 1952), pp. 12-36.
Peter Dear - "Miracles, Experiments, and the Ordinary Course of Nature"
Isis, Vol. 81, No. 4. (Dec., 1990), pp. 663-683.
Peter Dear - "From Truth to Disinterestedness in the Seventeenth Century (in Symposium on the Social History of Objectivity)" - Social Studies of Science, Vol. 22, No. 4. (Nov., 1992), pp. 619-631.
Steven Shapin - "The House of Experiment in Seventeenth-Century England"
Isis, Vol. 79, No. 3, A Special Issue on Artifact and Experiment. (Sep., 1988), pp. 373-404.
Steven Shapin - "Pump and Circumstance: Robert Boyle's Literary Technology" - Social Studies of Science, Vol. 14, No. 4. (Nov., 1984), pp. 481-520.





T H E - S C I E N T I F I C - R E V O L U T I O N
HISTORIOGRAPHIC - CONSIDERATIONS


  

Bruce S. Eastwood - "On the Continuity of Western Science from the Middle Ages: A. C. Crombie's Augustine to Galileo (in A Second Look)"
Isis, Vol. 83, No. 1. (Mar., 1992), pp. 84-99.
Lorraine Daston - "History of Science in an Elegiac Mode: E. A. Burtt's Metaphysical Foundations of Modern Physical Science Revisited (in A Second Look)" - Isis, Vol. 82, No. 3. (Sep., 1991), pp. 522-531.
Robert S. Westman - "Two Cultures or One?: A Second Look at Kuhn's The Copernican Revolution (in A Second Look)" - Isis, Vol. 85, No. 1. (Mar., 1994), pp. 79-115.
Jerome Ravetz & Richard S. Westfall - "Marxism and the History of Science"
Isis, Vol. 72, No. 3. (Sep., 1981), pp. 393-405.
Robert K. Merton - "George Sarton: Episodic Recollections by an Unruly Apprentice (in Recollections and Reflections)" - Isis, Vol. 76, No. 4. (Dec., 1985), pp. 470-486.
Arnold Thackray & Robert K. Merton - "On Discipline Building: The Paradoxes of George Sarton"
Isis, Vol. 63, No. 4. (Dec., 1972), pp. 472-495.
Steven Shapin - "Understanding the Merton Thesis (in Symposium on the Fiftieth Anniversary of Science, Technology and Society)" - Isis, Vol. 79, No. 4. (Dec., 1988), pp. 594-605.
Robert K. Merton - "Science and the Social Order"
Philosophy of Science, Vol. 5, No. 3. (Jul., 1938), pp. 321-337.
Robert K. Merton - "The Sociology of Knowledge"
Isis, Vol. 27, No. 3. (Nov., 1937), pp. 493-503.
Steven Shapin - "A Course in the Social History of Science (in Course Bibliography)"
Social Studies of Science, Vol. 10, No. 2. (May, 1980), pp. 231-258.
Steven Shapin - "Here and Everywhere: Sociology of Scientific Knowledge"
Annual Review of Sociology, Vol. 21. (1995), pp. 289-321.
Thomas S. Kuhn - "The Function of Measurement in Modern Physical Science" - Isis, Vol. 52, No. 2. (Jun., 1961), pp. 161-193.
Thomas S. Kuhn - "The Road since Structure (in Presidential Address)"
PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association, Vol. 1990, Volume Two: Symposia and Invited Papers. (1990), pp. 3-13.
James R. Jacob, Margaret C. Jacob - "The Anglican Origins of Modern Science: The Metaphysical Foundations of the Whig Constitution" - Isis, Vol. 71, No. 2. (Jun., 1980), pp. 251-267.
Mario Biagioli - "The Scientific Revolution Is Undead" - Configurations Volume 6, Issue 2 1998






T H E - S C I E N T I F I C - R E V O L U T I O N
ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL BACKGROUND

  

F. Rochberg - Introduction "The Cultures of Ancient Science"
Isis, Vol. 83, No. 4. (Dec., 1992), pp. 547-553.
David Pingree - "Astronomy and Astrology in India and Iran"
Isis, Vol. 54, No. 2. (Jun., 1963), pp. 229-246.
G. E. R. Lloyd - "Methods and Problems in the History of Ancient Science: The Greek Case" - Isis, Vol. 83, No. 4. (Dec., 1992), pp. 564-577.
Heinrich von Staden - "Affinities and Elisions: Helen and Hellenocentrism"
Isis, Vol. 83, No. 4. (Dec., 1992), pp. 578-595.
Martin Bernal - "Animadversions on the Origins of Western Science"
Isis, Vol. 83, No. 4. (Dec., 1992), pp. 596-607.
Alexander Jones - "The Adaptation of Babylonian Methods in Greek Numerical Astronomy"
Isis, Vol. 82, No. 3. (Sep., 1991), pp. 440-453.
Bernard R. Goldstein & Alan C. Bowen - "A New View of Early Greek Astronomy" - Isis, Vol. 74, No. 3. (Sep., 1983), pp. 330-340.
Bernard R. Goldstein - "Theory and Observation in Medieval Astronomy"
Isis, Vol. 63, No. 1. (Mar., 1972), pp. 39-47.
Owsei Temkin - "Greek Medicine as Science and Craft"
Isis, Vol. 44, No. 3. (Sep., 1953), pp. 213-225.
A. Mark Smith - "The Psychology of Visual Perception in Ptolemy's Optics"
Isis, Vol. 79, No. 2. (Jun., 1988), pp. 188-207.
David C. Lindberg - "Alhazen's Theory of Vision and Its Reception in the West" - Isis, Vol. 58, No. 3. (Autumn, 1967), pp. 321-341.
David C. Lindberg - "Science and the Early Christian Church"
Isis, Vol. 74, No. 4. (Dec., 1983), pp. 509-530.
A. C. Crombie - "Quantification in Medieval Physics"
Isis, Vol. 52, No. 2. (Jun., 1961), pp. 143-160.
Stephen C. McCluskey - "Gregory of Tours, Monastic Timekeeping, and Early Christian Attitudes to Astronomy" - Isis, Vol. 81, No. 1. (Mar., 1990), pp. 8-22.
Linda E. Voigts - "Anglo-Saxon Plant Remedies and the Anglo-Saxons"
Isis, Vol. 70, No. 2. (Jun., 1979), pp. 250-268.
Edward Grant - "Celestial Orbs in the Latin Middle Ages"
Isis, Vol. 78, No. 2. (Jun., 1987), pp. 152-173.
Edward Grant - "Motion in the Void and the Principle of Inertia in the Middle Ages" - Isis, Vol. 55, No. 3. (Sep., 1964), pp. 265-292.
Victor Roberts - "The Solar and Lunar Theory of Ibn ash-Shatir: A Pre-Copernican Copernican Model" Isis, Vol. 48, No. 4. (Dec., 1957), pp. 428-432.
Lynn Thorndike - "The True Place of Astrology in the History of Science"
Isis, Vol. 46, No. 3. (Sep., 1955), pp. 273-278.
Helen Lemay - "The Stars and Human Sexuality: Some Medieval Scientific Views" - Isis, Vol. 71, No. 1. (Mar., 1980), pp. 127-137.
Michael McVaugh - "Arnald of Villanova and Bradwardine's Law"
Isis, Vol. 58, No. 1. (Spring, 1967), pp. 56-64.
William Newman - "Technology and Alchemical Debate in the Late Middle Ages" - Isis, Vol. 80, No. 3. (Sep., 1989), pp. 423-445.
A. Mark Smith - "Getting the Big Picture in Perspectivist Optics"
Isis, Vol. 72, No. 4. (Dec., 1981), pp. 568-589.
Nancy G. Siraisi - "Taddeo Alderotti and Bartolomeo da Varignana on the Nature of Medical Learning" - Isis, Vol. 68, No. 1. (Mar., 1977), pp. 27-39.
Brian P. Copenhaver - "Did Science Have a Renaissance?"
Isis, Vol. 83, No. 3. (Sep., 1992), pp. 387-407.







T H E - S C I E N T I F I C - R E V O L U T I O N
TOPICAL & THEMATIC WORKS
COPERNICUS - TO - NEWTON

  

Edward Grant - "Celestial Orbs in the Latin Middle Ages"
Isis, Vol. 78, No. 2. (Jun., 1987), pp. 152-173.
Lynn Thorndike - "The True Place of Astrology in the History of Science"
Isis, Vol. 46, No. 3. (Sep., 1955), pp. 273-278.
J. R. Christianson - "Tycho Brahe's German Treatise on the Comet of 1577: A Study in Science and Politics" - Isis, Vol. 70, No. 1. (Mar., 1979), pp. 110-140.
Carl B. Boyer - "Note on Epicycles & the Ellipse from Copernicus to Lahire"
Isis, Vol. 38, No. 1/2. (Nov., 1947), pp. 54-56.
Eric Meyer - "Galileo's Cosmogonical Calculations"
Isis, Vol. 80, No. 3. (Sep., 1989), pp. 456-468.
Winifred Lovell Wisan - "Galileo and the Process of Scientific Creation"
Isis, Vol. 75, No. 2. (Jun., 1984), pp. 269-286.
Margaret J. Osler - "Galileo, Motion, and Essences"
Isis, Vol. 64, No. 4. (Dec., 1973), pp. 504-509.
William L. Hine - "Mersenne and Copernicanism"
Isis, Vol. 64, No. 1. (Mar., 1973), pp. 18-32.
A.W.S. Baird - "Pascal's Idea of Nature"
Isis, Vol. 61, No. 3. (Autumn, 1970), pp. 296-320.
Peter Galison - "Descartes's Comparisons: From the Invisible to the Visible"
Isis, Vol. 75, No. 2. (Jun., 1984), pp. 311-326.
Curtis Wilson - "Kepler's Derivation of the Elliptical Path"
Isis, Vol. 59, No. 1. (Spring, 1968), pp. 4-25.
Stanley E. Babb, Jr. - "Accuracy of Planetary Theories, Particularly for Mars"
Isis, Vol. 68, No. 3. (Sep., 1977), pp. 426-434.
Joseph T. Clark - "Pierre Gassendi and the Physics of Galileo"
Isis, Vol. 54, No. 3. (Sep., 1963), pp. 352-370.
Thomas Harmon Jobe - "The Devil in Restoration Science: The Glanvill-Webster Witchcraft Debate" - Isis, Vol. 72, No. 3. (Sep., 1981), pp. 342-356.
Lesley B. Cormack - '"Good Fences Make Good Neighbors": Geography as Self-Definition in Early Modern England' - Isis, Vol. 82, No. 4. (Dec., 1991), pp. 639-661.
Fred S. Michael & Emily Michael - "The Theory of Ideas in Gassendi and Locke"
Journal of the History of Ideas, Vol. 51, No. 3. (Jul. - Sep., 1990), pp. 379-399.
Gary Hatfield - "Science, Certainty, and Descartes" (in Descartes)
PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association, Vol. 1988, Volume Two: Symposia and Invited Papers. (1988), pp. 249-262.
Gary Hatfield - "Philosophy of Psychology as Philosophy of Science" (in Philosophy of Psychology as Philosophy of Science) - PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association, Vol. 1994, Volume Two: Symposia and Invited Papers. (1994), pp. 19-23.
Gary C. Hatfield & William Epstein - "The Sensory Core and the Medieval Foundations of Early Modern Perceptual Theory" - Isis, Vol. 70, No. 3. (Sep., 1979), pp. 363-384.
A. Mark Smith - "Getting the Big Picture in Perspectivist Optics"
Isis, Vol. 72, No. 4. (Dec., 1981), pp. 568-589.
J. E. McGuire & Martin Tamny - "Newton's Astronomical Apprenticeship: Notes of 1664/5"
Isis, Vol. 76, No. 3. (Sep., 1985), pp. 349-365.
B. J. T. Dobbs - "Newton as Final Cause and First Mover"
Isis, Vol. 85, No. 4. (Dec., 1994), pp. 633-643.


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