396. Lorraine Daston on Renaissance Science
Comets! Magnets! Armadillos! In this wide-ranging interview Lorraine Daston tells us how Renaissance and early modern scientists dealt with the extraordinary events they called "wonders".
• L. Daston and K. Park, Wonders and the order of nature: 1150 - 1750 (New York: 1998).
• L. Daston, Classical probability in the Enlightenment (Princeton: 1988).
• L. Daston, The faces of nature in enlightenment Europe (Berlin: 2003).
• L. Daston, Things that talk: object lessons from art and science (New York: 2004).
• L. Daston, Natural law and laws of nature in early modern Europe: jurisprudence, theology, moral, and natural philosophy (Aldershot: 2008).
• L. Daston, Histories of scientific observation (Chicago: 2011).
• L. Daston, Science in the archives: pasts, presents, futures (Chicago: 2017).