EMPHASIS Seminar: Timon's spade and the Queen of Hearts: medicine and anatomy in Nathaniel Highmore's emblematic title page
The purpose of EMPHASIS (Early Modern Philosophy and the Scientific Imagination) is to provide a London forum for scholars working in the history of philosophy, intellectual history and the history of science of Europe in the period 1400-1650. The term 'philosophy' is interpreted in its fullest Renaissance sense, and includes such themes as: Neoplatonism, scholasticism and late Aristotelian philosophy, Epicureanism, stoicism, scepticism, cosmological theories, the classification of the disciplines, encyclopaedism, Lullism, the art of memory, the philosophy of mathematics, theories of the soul, theories of language and signs, etc.
Saturday 14th January, 2.00-4.00pm: Room G37, 1st Floor, Senate House south block
PLEASE NOTE: THESE SEMINARS ARE VERY POPULAR AND THE MEETING ROOM IS OFTEN VERY FULL. Refreshments provided.
Karin Ekholm (HPS, University of Cambridge): 'Timon's spade and the Queen of Hearts: medicine and anatomy in Nathaniel Highmore's emblematic title page'