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The Dark Abyss of Time The History of the Earth and the History of Nations from Hooke to Vico cover
  • ISBN: 9780226728322
  • ISBN10: 0226728323

The Dark Abyss of Time The History of the Earth and the History of Nations from Hooke to Vico

by Paolo Rossi

  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
  • Publish date: 11/01/1987
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Preface Note and Translator's Note Part One: The Earth, Time, and Shells 1. Fossils: An Alternative 2. The Force of Tradition: The Paracelsian Heritage and Mosaic Philosophy 3. Changes and History: Robert Hooke 4. The Modes of Production of a Natural Object 5. The Four Impious Hypotheses of the Origin of the Universe 6. Accidental Variations in the Time Process 7. The Sacred Theory of the Earth 8. The Origin of Things and the Course of Nature, Boyle, Newton, Descartes 9. Possible Worlds and the History of the Real World 10. Burnet's Heritage 11. Blind Chance and Admirable Design 12. Crustaceans and Volcanos 13. Systems, Romances, Theories 14. Boulanger and Vico 15.Le sombre abime du temps 16. Hutton: A Succession of Worlds Part Two: The Ages of Human History 17. The Egyptian Culture of Moses 18. History before Adam 19. The Backward March of the History of Nations 20. A Quarrel over Chronology 21. Moses asVir Achetypus 22. Real History and Fabulous History 23.La boria delle nazioni 24. History Sacred and Profane 25. Rough Peoples and Barbarism 26. Vico and Frret Part Three: Barbarism and Language 27. The Two Systems 28. A Triumvirate of Demons 29. The Fabulous Poets 30. Moses, the Deluge, and Barbarism 31. Adam as Beast-Man 32. Born with Fear 33. The Divine Legation of Moses 34. Impious Races and Language 35. The Ferini between Heresy and Orthodoxy 36. The Death of Adam Notes Bibliography Index
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