Lectures on the Seven Liberal Arts in the Renaissance: Astronomy | Newberry

Lectures on the Seven Liberal Arts in the Renaissance: Astronomy

Owen Gingerich, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Owen Gingerich, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Astronomy
Friday, March 6, 1987
Owen Gingerich, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Early Modern Studies Program

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.

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Owen Gingerich, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Sponsored by Northern Illinois University.

Learn more about the Center for Renaissance Studies’ programs.