Wednesday, November 09, 2005

On the Origins of Modernity

Telluris theoria sacra
Thomas Burnet

The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures
of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner

Daniel Defoe

Bybel der Nature
Jan Swammerdam

Sydney University's Origins of Modernity from their Rare Books Collection traces the development of modern thought and culture through many of the most influential natural science, philosophy, literature, medicine, alchemy and astronomy books issued during the last few centuries.

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