Expertise Ex Stellis: Comets, Horoscopes and Politics in Renaissance Hungary
I argue that demonstrating scientific expertise was intimately associated with public performance and political goals. Maintaining that expertise depended, by contrast, on displaying appropriate levels of erudition in appropriate contexts. This article is based in detailed analysis of manuscripts sources. --author-supplied description
Hayton, Darin. "Expertise Ex Stellis: Comets, Horoscopes and Politics in Renaissance Hungary." Osiris 25 (2010): 27-45. Print.