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Review of the rationalism-empiricism distinction in Latin America

13 July 2017

Juan Gomez writes… In this post I want to take a break from sharing my research on the ESD in early modern Spain. I want to talk about the current application of the rationalism-empiricism...

Vegetative and mechanical processes in Newton’s Chymistry

2 May 2017

Kirsten Walsh writes… In my last post, I started thinking about the lesser-known aspects of Newton’s work—his chymistry, theology and Church history—in order...

Call for Papers: Causa sive ratio: causality and reason in modernity between metaphysics, epistemology and science

15 March 2017

Call for Papers: Causa sive ratio: causality and reason in modernity between metaphysics, epistemology and science 14-16 November 2017, Università degli Studi di Milano Submission...

Martin Martin, experimental philosophy and Baconian natural history

14 March 2017

Peter Anstey writes… Sometimes we can appreciate the impact of a new way of thinking or a new movement by examining the views and writings of those on the periphery or of minor,...