Lectures on the Seven Liberal Arts in the Renaissance: Astronomy

Owen Gingerich, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Owen Gingerich, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Other Renaissance Programs
Friday, March 6, 1987

Astronomy
Owen Gingerich, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

This was a public lecture held in conjunction with an eight-week seminar led by David Wagner, Northern Illinois University, that provided a general survey of the liberal arts during the Renaissance, asking specifically how the Renaissance tradition differs from those of the medieval and modern periods.

Sponsored by Northern Illinois University.

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