La collezione Scilla presso il Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences: pratiche di visualizzazione dal XVII al XXI secolo

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[automatically translated] The paleontological collection of Agostino Scilla (1629-1700), now kept at the Sedgwick Museum in Cambridge, Has Been Represented visually since 1670, year of publication of Scilla The treaty's vain speculation disillusioned by the way. The plates of the treaty sono stati Repeatedly used in scientific literature, in comparison with the specimens of the collection and,, more often, with other visualization techniques. The taxonomic identification of contentious One of Those specimens, the olotype of squalodon melitensis, shows how the legitimization of images was at the core of scientific debate. According to Daston & Galison, scientific images are epistemic objects related with specific epistemic virtues. The recent digitization project of Scilla's collection, using new techniques of digital imaging, puts into question, again,
Original languageItalian
Number of pages0
JournalCARTE SEMIOTICHE
Volume14
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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