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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/2/11 Printing and the techne of science
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5/2/11 Logistics corner For anyone who was not here on Wednesday – this week’s homework has changed. The piece to be summarized is to be found under ‘weblinks’ on the WebCt site. Next week, we will be having two guest lecturers – Liz Losh, director of academic programs, and Liz Petrick,
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5/2/11 Recap Where and when was printing with movable type invented? What development in a neighboring nation made it more practical? What was the title (in English) of Gutenberg’s first treatise about printing?
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5/2/11 Before we go on….
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5/2/11 Today’s lecture Printing and the techne of science Based on Elizabeth Eisenstein’s book ‘The Printing Revolution in Early Modern Europe’, especially her chapter ‘The Book of Nature Transformed’. Argues that print culture was partly responsible for bringing about the scientific revolution of the sixteenth
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5/2/11 The ‘book of nature’ ‘I learn more from the anatomy of an ant or a blade of grass … than from all the books which have been
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2011 for the course CAT 1C taught by Professor Gere during the Fall '10 term at UCSD.

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