The Body of the Artisan: Art and Experience in the Scientific Revolution

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The Body of the Artisan: Art and Experience in the Scientific Revolution - Smith, Pamela H, Prof.

In The Body of the Artisan, Pamela H. Smith demonstrates how much early modern science owed to an unlikely source: artists and artisans. Goldsmiths, locksmiths, carpenters, and painters were all sought after by early scientists for their intimate, hands-on knowledge of natural materials, as well as their ability to manipulate them. Drawing on a ...

The Body of the Artisan: Art and Experience in the Scientific Revolution 2006, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226764238

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The Body of the Artisan: Art and Experience in the Scientific Revolution 2004, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226763996

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