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1st Edition

Athanasius Kircher
The Last Man Who Knew Everything

Edited By

Paula Findlen

ISBN 9780415940160
Published April 28, 2004 by Routledge
480 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.



Paula Findlen is Ubaldo Pierotti Professor of Italian History and Director of the Science, Technology and Society Program at Stanford University. She is the author of Possessing Nature and coeditor of Merchants and Marvels: Commerce, Science and Art in Early Modern Europe, published by Routledge.


"The collection succeeds in its expressed goal of charting some of the paths through Kircher's world." -- Darin Hayton, Museum of the History of Science, Oxford, Renasissance Quarterly