Pursuing the Ingenious - an interview with Lisa Jardine

DSC01029Following Wordly Goods, her critically acclaimed re-assessment of the high culture of the Renaissance, Lisa Jardine, Professor of Renaissance Studies at Queen Mary and Westfield College, London, has written a book on the scientific revolution. Ingenious Pursuits explicitly aims to debunk some of our most cherished myths about the significance of that era for modern western European culture.

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