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  1. The Color of Blood : Between Sensory Experience and Epistemic Significance.Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 2011 - In Lorraine Daston & Elizabeth Lunbeck (eds.), Histories of Scientific Observation. University of Chicago Press.
     
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    Early Modern Experimentation on Live Animals.Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 2013 - Journal of the History of Biology 46 (2):199-226.
    Starting from the works by Aselli on the milky veins and Harvey on the motion of the heart and the circulation of the blood, the practice of vivisection witnessed a resurgence in the early modern period. I discuss some of the most notable cases in the century spanning from Aselli’s work to the investigations of fluid pressure in plants and animals by Stephen Hales. Key figures in my study include Johannes Walaeus, Jean Pecquet, Marcello Malpighi, Reinier de Graaf, Richard Lower, (...)
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    The Role of Numerical Tables in Galileo and Mersenne.Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 2004 - Perspectives on Science 12 (2):164-190.
    Numerical tables are important objects of study in a range of fields, yet they have been largely ignored by historians of science. This paper contrasts and compares ways in which numerical tables were used by Galileo and Mersenne, especially in the Dialogo and Harmonie Universelle. I argue that Galileo and Mersenne used tables in radically different ways, though rarely to present experimental data. Galileo relied on tables in his work on error theory in day three of the Dialogo and also (...)
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  4. Leibniz on the Censorship of the Copernican System.Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 1988 - Studia Leibnitiana 20:19.
    Diesen Ausführungen liegt eine Auswahl von Leibniz' Briefen und Aufsätzen zugrunde‚ die sein Interesse an der Aufhebung der Zensur des kopernikanischen Systems bekunden. Die hier gesammelten Dokumente stammen aus den Jahren 1684 bis 1705 und enthalten Auszüge aus der Korrespondenz mit dem Landgrafen Ernst von Hessen-Rheinfels sowie Briefe und Memoranda von der italienischen Reise und Passagen aus dem Specimen Dynamicum und den Nouveaux Esseais. Im besonderen wird gezeigt, daß der von Louis Couturat als Vorrede zum Phoranomus herausgegebene Aufsatz als ein (...)
     
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    Patterns of Transformation in Seventeenth-Century Mechanics.Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 2010 - The Monist 93 (4):580-597.
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    Authorship and Teamwork Around the Cimento Academy: Mathematics, Anatomy, Experimental Philosophy.Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 2001 - Early Science and Medicine 6 (2):65-94.
    Multiple authorship is so common and pervasive in our world that it is tempting to take it for granted. Prior to the twentieth century, however, multiple authorship was exceedingly rare.
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    The Representation of Insects in the Seventeenth Century: A Comparative Approach.Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 2010 - Annals of Science 67 (3):405-429.
    Summary The investigation and representation of insects in the seventeenth century posed huge problems: on the one hand, their size and texture required optical tools and fixation techniques to disentangle and identify their tiny parts; on the other, the esoteric nature of those parts required readers to make sense of images alien to their daily experiences. Naturalists and anatomists developed sophisticated techniques of investigation and representation, involving tacit and unusual conventions that even twentieth-century readers found at times baffling. This essay (...)
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    The Collaboration Between Anatomists and Mathematicians in the Mid-Seventeenth Century with a Study of Images as Experiments and Galileo's Role in Steno's Myology.Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 2008 - Early Science and Medicine 13 (6):665-709.
    Moving from Paris, Pisa, and Oxford to London, Amsterdam, and Cambridge, this essay documents extensive collaborations between anatomists and mathematicians. At a time when no standard way to acknowledge collaboration existed, it is remarkable that in all the cases I discuss anatomists expressed in print their debt to mathematicians. The cases I analyze document an extraordinarily fertile period in the history of anatomy and science and call into question historiographic divisions among historians of science and medicine. I focus on Steno's (...)
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  9. ANDRÉ ROBINET: G. W. Leibniz. Iter Italicum. [REVIEW]Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 1989 - Studia Leibnitiana 21:211.
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    Equivalence and Priority: Newton Versus Leibniz : Including Leibniz's Unpublished Manuscripts on the Principia.Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 1996 - Oxford University Press on Demand.
    This book contains an edition of several hitherto unpublished manuscripts in Leibniz's hand illustrating his first reading of and reaction to Newton's Principia Mathematica. Dr Bertoloni Meli examines the important implications of this new material on our views about priority claims, the mathematization of nature, and the equivalence of rival theories in the seventeenth century.
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  11. Eric John Aiton, * 8th September 1920, gest. 22nd February 1991.Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 1992 - Studia Leibnitiana 24 (2):131.
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  12. Michele Camerota. Galileo Galilei e la cultura scientifica nell’età della Controriforma. 704 pp., bibl., index. Rome: Salerno Editrice, 2004. [REVIEW]Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 2005 - Isis 96 (3):432-433.
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  13. The Axiomatic Tradition in 17th Century Mechanics.Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 2010 - In Michael Friedman, Mary Domski & Michael Dickson (eds.), Discourse on a New Method: Reinvigorating the Marriage of History and Philosophy of Science. Open Court.
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    The Foundation of Newtonian Scholarship.Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 2004 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 35 (3):667-669.
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    Who is Afraid of Centrifugal Force?Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 2005 - Early Science and Medicine 10 (4):535-543.
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    Maria Pia Donato. Sudden Death: Medicine and Religion in Eighteenth-Century Rome. Ix + 229 Pp., Tables, Index. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2014. £63. [REVIEW]Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 2015 - Isis 106 (4):926-927.
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    Federico Commandino and His School.Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 1989 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 20 (3):397-403.
  18. Michele Camerota's New Biography of Galileo: Three Essay Reviews.Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 2005 - Early Science and Medicine 10:4.
     
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    Shadows and Deception: From Borelli's Theoricae to the Saggi of the Cimento.Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 1998 - British Journal for the History of Science 31 (4):383-402.
    ‘Poor Borelli!’ exclaimed Alexandre Koyre at the end of his wonderful and by now classic study of Borelli's ‘celestial mechanics’. Koyre frankly admitted that Borelli lacked Newton's genius and intellectual audacity. However, in his story Borelli deserved a place between Kepler and Newton for his ‘imperfect but decisive’ unification of terrestrial and celestial physics. This framework finds a powerful justification in Borelli's extensive usage of Keplerian astronomy and in Newton's references to Borelli's work on the Medicean planets, Theoricae mediceorum planetarum (...)
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    Introduction: Experimenting with Animals in the Early Modern Era. [REVIEW]Anita Guerrini & Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 2013 - Journal of the History of Biology 46 (2):167-170.
    The aim of this special issue is to address issues surrounding the use of live animals in experimental procedures in the pre-modern era, with a special emphasis on the technical, anatomical, and philosophical sides. Such use raises philosophical, scientific, and ethical questions about the nature of life, the reliability of the knowledge acquired, and animal suffering.
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    Isaac Newton on Mathematical Certainty and Method - by Niccolò Guicciardini.Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 2010 - Centaurus 52 (3):264-265.
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    Delphine Antoine-Mahut and Stephen Gaukroger, Eds. Descartes’ “Treatise on Man” and Its Reception. Dordrecht: Springer, 2016. Pp. Vi+304. $109.00 ; $79.99. [REVIEW]Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 2017 - Hopos: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science 7 (2):391-395.
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    The Cambridge Companion to Galileo. Peter Machamer.Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 2000 - Isis 91 (4):779-780.
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    L’Infinito in Leibniz.Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 1993 - International Studies in Philosophy 25 (3):135-136.
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    The Representation of Animals in the Early Modern Period.Domenico Bertoloni Meli & Anita Guerrini - 2010 - Annals of Science 67 (3):299-301.
    (2010). The representation of animals in the early modern period. Annals of Science: Vol. 67, The Representation of Animals in the Early Modern Period, pp. 299-301. doi: 10.1080/00033790.2010.488139.
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    Albert Heinekamp : Leibniz' Dynamica. Symposion der Leibniz-Gesellschaft in der Evangelischen Akademie Loccum, 2. bis 4. Juli 1982. Stuttgart: Steiner-Verlag-Wiesbaden 1984. XV und 226 Seiten, kartoniert DM 54,-. [REVIEW]Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 1985 - Berichte Zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte 8 (3):190-191.
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    G. W. Leibniz: De Quadratura Arithmetica Circuli Ellipseos Et Hyperbolae Cujus Corollarium Est Trigonometria Sine Tabulis. Kritisch Herausgegeben Und Commentiert Von Eberhard Knobloch. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 1993. 160 Seiten, Dm 98,-. [REVIEW]Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 1995 - Berichte Zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte 18 (1):26.
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    The Neoterics and Political Power in Spanish Italy: Giovanni Alfonso Borelli and His Circle.Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 1996 - History of Science 34 (1):57-89.
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    Fits, Passions, and Paroxysms: Physics, Method, and Chemistry and Newton's Theories of Colored Bodies and Fits of Easy ReflectionAlan E. Shapiro.Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 1996 - Isis 87 (1):174-175.
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    On the Reason of the Movement of the Muscles. William Croone, Paul Maquet.Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 2001 - Isis 92 (4):785-786.
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    Leibniz's Excerpts From the Principia Mathematica.Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 1988 - Annals of Science 45 (5):477-505.
    The present paper contains a full transcription, with commentary and introduction, of two hitherto unknown manuscripts by Leibniz on Newton's Principia mathematica. Both manuscripts were probably written in Rome in 1689. Leibniz's interest focused in particular on Newton's concept of vanishing quantities and last ratios, on the notion of force and on the cause of gravity. An edition of further unknown manuscripts by Leibniz on the Principia and on planetary motion is in progress and will appear in the sequel.
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    The Relativization of Centrifugal Force.Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 1990 - Isis 81 (1):23-43.
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    Dissertations: On the Mechanics of Effervescence and Fermentation and on the Mechanics of the Movement of the Muscles. Johann Bernoulli, Paul Maquet, August Ziggelaar.Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 2000 - Isis 91 (1):156-157.
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    Jed Z. Buchwald;, I. Bernard Cohen . Isaac Newton's Natural Philosophy. Xx + 354 Pp., Illus., Figs., Tables, Index.Cambridge, Mass./London: MIT Press, 2001. $45. [REVIEW]Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 2002 - Isis 93 (1):114-115.
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    Inherent and Centrifugal Forces in Newton.Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 2006 - Archive for History of Exact Sciences 60 (3):319-335.
    Over the last few years a resurgence of Newtonian studies has led to a deeper understanding of several aspects of his Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica. Besides the new translation of Newton's masterpiece, these contributions touched on his mathematical style, investigative method, experimental endeavors, and conceptual systematization of key notions in mechanics and the science of motion, hereafter New translation. Readers can find a useful bibliography on Newton in I.B. Cohen and G. Smith, eds, The Cambridge Companion to Newton, 465–80.). With (...)
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    L’Infinito in Leibniz. [REVIEW]Domenico Bertoloni Meli - 1993 - International Studies in Philosophy 25 (3):135-136.
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