The separation of technology and faith in glossy secular tradition can simply vague the truth that in 16th- and seventeenth-century Europe rules approximately nature have been in detail on the topic of principles approximately God. Readers of this e-book will locate clean and fascinating money owed of a phenomenon universal to either technological know-how and faith: deviation from orthodox trust. How is heterodoxy to be measured? How could the medical heterodoxy of specific thinkers impinge on their non secular perspectives? might heterodoxy in faith create a predisposition in the direction of heterodoxy in technology? may possibly there be a homology among heterodox perspectives in either domain names? Such significant protagonists as Galileo and Newton are re-examined including much less wide-spread figures so one can deliver out the intense richness of medical and spiritual concept within the pre-modern world.

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