August 2016 Academic & Specialist University of Minnesota Press

Minnesota Studies in the Philosophy of Science

The Language of Nature: Reassessing the Mathematization of Natural Philosophy in the Seventeenth Century edited by Geoffrey Gorham, Benjamin Hill, Edward Slowik, C Kenneth Waters

Minnesota Studies in the Philosophy of Science

The Language of Nature: Reassessing the Mathematization of Natural Philosophy in the Seventeenth Century
edited by Geoffrey Gorham, Benjamin Hill, Edward Slowik, C Kenneth Waters


Paperback | Aug 2016 | University of Minnesota Press | 9780816699896 | 352pp | 229x152mm | Stocked item (check) | RFB | AUD$59.99, NZD$72.99
Hardback | Jun 2016 | University of Minnesota Press | 229x152mm | Forthcoming | RFB | AUD$227.80, NZD$357.42

Although the mathematization of nature is a distinctive and crucial feature of the emergence of modern science in the seventeenth century, this volume shows that it was a far more complex, contested, and context-dependent phenomenon than the received historiography has indicated.