Table of contents for Logic and the art of memory : the quest for a universal language / Paolo Rossi ; translated with an introduction by Stephen Clucas.


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Translator's Introduction
Preface
Preface to the second edition
I. The Power of Images and the Places of Memory
II. Encylopaedism and Combinatoria in the Sixteenth Century
III. Theatres of the World
IV. The Imaginative Logic of Giordano Bruno
V. Artificial Memory and the New Scientific Method: Ramus, Bacon, and Descartes
VI. Encyclopaedism and pansophia
VII. The Construction of a Universal Language
VIII. the Sources of Leibniz's Universal Character
Appendices
I. The Liber ad memoriam confirmandam of Ramon Lull
II. An anonymous vernacular treatise of the fourteenth century
III. Two fifteenth-century manuscripts on the ars memorativa
IV. Documents on the activities of Pietro de Ravenna
V. Three late sixteenth-century manuscripts on the ars memorativa
VI. Petrarch as teacher of the art of memory
VII. An unpublished text by Giulio Camillo
VIII. Memory exercises in seventeenth-century Germany
IX. The article on 'L'art mnemonique' from Diderot's encyclopaedia
X. D'Alembert and 'real characters'
Notes
Index



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Logic, Modern History, Memory (Philosophy) History, Language, Universal History