Albertus Magnus and the Sciences. Commemorative Essays, 1980; [ Studies and Texts, 49 ]. James - WEISHEIPL, authors.
Albertus Magnus and the Sciences. Commemorative Essays, 1980; [ Studies and Texts, 49 ]

Albertus Magnus and the Sciences. Commemorative Essays, 1980; [ Studies and Texts, 49 ]

Toronto, Canada: Pontifical Institute of Mediaevel Studies, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Small Quarto. xiv + 658pp. Originally issued in wrappers this copy has been privately bound in yellow cloth with gilt titled leather spine label. Original wrappers bound in. Map, plates, figures. Appendixes, bibliography and indexes. Comprises twenty-one essays on this major thinker of the thirteenth century: Albertus Magnus, (1193 – 1280), (aka Saint Albert the Great & Albert of Cologne) a German Catholic Dominican friar and bishop who was later canonised as a Catholic saint. Editor Weisheipl calls him "the most influential scientist of the Middle Ages." Contents: Introduction: Albertus Magnus and the Sciences by Edward A. Synan; The Life and Works of St. Albert the Great by James A. Weisheipl; The Attitude of Roger Bacon to the 'Scientia' of Albertus Magnus by Jeremiah M.G. Hackett; St. Albert and Nature of Natural Science by Benedict M. Ashley; Albertus Magnus on Suppositional Necessity in the Natural Sciences by William A. Wallace; St. Albert on Motion as 'forma fluens' and 'fluxius formae' by Ernest J. McCullough; The Physical Astronomy and Astrology of Albertus Magnus by Betsy Barker Price; Albertus Magnus on Alchemy by Pearl Kibre; Albert on Stones and Minerals John M. Riddle & James A. Mulholland; Albertus Magnus an Chemical Technology in a Time of Transition by Nadine F. George; Albert on the Psychology of Sense Perception by Nicholas H. Steneck; St. Albert, the Sensibles and Spiritual Being by Lawrence Dewan; Albertus Magnus' Universal Physiology: the Example of Nutrition by Joan Cadden; Albert on the Natural Philosophy of Plant Life by Karen Reeds; Albertus Magnus and Medieval Herbalism by Jerry Stannard; The Medical Learning of Albertus Magnus by Nancy G. Siraisi; Human Embryology and Development in the Works of Albertus Magnus by Luke Demaitre & Anthony A. Travill; Albertus Magnus on Falcons and Hawks by Robbin S. Oggins; Mathematics in the Thought of Albertus Magnus by A.G. Molland; The Commentary of Albert on Euclid's Elements of Geometry by Paul M.J.E. Tummers; Albert's Influence on late Medieval Psychology by Katharine Park; Albert the Great and the 'Studio patavino' in the late Fifteenth and early Sixteenth Centuries by Edward P. Mahoney. Appendices. Top edge a bit darkened else a tight, clean near Fine copy which remains well preserved in this fresh hardcover binding. Item #62404
ISBN: 0888440499


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