Knowledge Hegemonies in the Early Modern World

Sources and Interpretations


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This series is devoted to the social-cultural study of early modern knowledge cultures (ca.1450-1750). It promotes studies that highlight the importance of science as a collective praxis, understood as a contested field informed by political, philosophical and confessional struggles for cultural hegemony, and in connection with social and economic interests. In how far did political antagonisms, ideological struggles, and religious tensions hinder scientific development or underpin it? How did the modern construction of identity along confessional, linguistic, and political lines affect the ethos and epistemic values of the sciences? The goal of our series is to publish source-based studies that combine the online presentation of historical sources with accompanying critical monographs.

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    Tina Asmussen, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Schweiz    
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    Pietro Daniel Omodeo, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italia    
    Jonathan Regier, Universiteit Gent, België    
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