Jesuit science and the end of natures secrets mark a waddell on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers jesuit science and the end of natures secrets explores how several prominent jesuit naturalists including niccola2 cabeo. Jesuit science and the end of natures secrets by mark a waddell paula findlen jesuit science and the end of natures secrets by mark a waddell burlington vt ashgate publishing 2015 pp x 214 11995 the lode stone became a subject of a considerable corpus of jesuit natural philosophy embodied especially by the work of . Amdg ad maiorem dei gloriam the jesuit mantra begins p 4 with the words oddly permuted and ends this work p 191 but god gets scant mention otherwise its concern is the seventeenth century treatment of the mysterious events of naturethis book looks at the problems the jesuits end page 265 faced in reconciling the mysterious forces of what we now call nature with the . Jesuit science and the end of natures secrets explores how several prominent jesuit naturalists including niccolo cabeo athanasius kircher and gaspar schott tackled the problem of occult or insensible causation in the seventeenth century. Science is viewed as a continuation of the evolutionary process whereby creative discovery plays a role similar to blind mutation in biological evolution from this perspective serendipity and tinkering are key notions in understanding the creative process category science jesuit science and the end of nature s secrets
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