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Knowledge, Scholarship, and Science in the Middle Ages

Editor: Helen Foxhall Forbes
Publishing Manager: Rosie Bonté
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ISSN 2736-7150

Method of peer review
single-blind undertaken by (a) specialist member(s) of the Board or (an) external specialist(s)

Keywords
Learning, Medieval, Science, Nature, Scholarship, Mathematics, Medicine, western Christendom, c.500-c.1500

Accepted Language(s):
English

Accepts Contributions in Open Access

ABOUT

The Middle Ages has traditionally been seen as a period in which science stagnated and scholarly enquiry was limited or derivative. Recent scholarship suggests the reality was quite different: scholars throughout the Middle Ages questioned the world around them in an attempt to further their knowledge of topics both human and divine. This series offers a challenge to the traditional narrative and opens new areas of debate by investigating both the kinds of questions that medieval scholars explored, and the methods and evidence that they used to create, change, and interpret knowledge or ‘science’ and scholarship. By focusing on approaches to evidence and medieval ‘scientific’ thinking (in its broadest sense, as the study of knowledge), this series aims to develop and expand our understanding of medieval thought. We take a global perspective on the issues raised and welcome proposals for monographs and edited collections from all medieval disciplines and traditions.

  • EDITORIAL BOARD

    General Editor:

    Helen Foxhall Forbes, Durham University

    Editorial Board:

    Nicholas Everett, University of Toronto

    Giles Gasper, Durham University

    Christina Lee, University of Nottingham

    Immo Warntjes, Trinity College, Dublin

    Anthony Watson, Archaeological Institute of the Academy of Sciences, Kazakhstan

    Jonas Wellendorf, University of California, Berkeley

  • AUTHOR INFORMATION

    Main languages accepted: English

    Single-blind undertaken by (a) specialist member(s) of the Board or (an) external specialist(s)

    All volumes in this series are evaluated by an Editorial Board, strictly on academic grounds, based on reports prepared by referees who have been commissioned by virtue of their specialism in the appropriate field. The Board ensures that the screening is done independently and without conflicts of interest. The definitive texts supplied by authors are also subject to review by the Board before being approved for publication.

    English short references can be found at: https://www.brepols.net/permalink/stylesheet-short-refs

    Submissions should be addressed to the board (h.g.foxhallforbes@durham.ac.uk) or the series publishing manager.