Unformatted text preview: rise of science in early modern Europe? 2. According to Findlen and Smith, how were commerce, patronage and the rise of science linked at all levels of early modern European society? 3. Why was first-hand observation critical to the development of new science? What did real-ism in drawing and painting have to do with it? 4. How does new history of science differ from older schools of the history of science? 5. What do Findlen and Smith mean when they say: “Let us imagine Durer as he traveled through Europe, carrying the image of a rhinoceros that never arrived. But of course, it did--and that is the the point of the story”?...
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- renaissance, Early modern Europe, Early modern period, Pamela H. Smith, Paula Findlen