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Science and the Enlightenment

Thomas L. Hankins - Science - 1985 - 216 pages
This book is a general history of eighteenth-century developments in physical and life sciences.
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Edward Frankland: Chemistry, Controversy and Conspiracy in Victorian England

Colin A. Russell - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 556 pages
This is the first scientific biography of Edward Frankland, probably the most eminent chemist of nineteenth-century Britain. Frankland discovered the chemical bond and founded ...
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Energy, Force and Matter: The Conceptual Development of Nineteenth-Century ...

Peter M. Harman, Peter Michael Harman - Science - 1982 - 182 pages
By focusing on the conceptual issues faced by nineteenth century physicists, this book clarifies the status of field theory, the ether, and thermodynamics in the work of the ...
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Science and Religion: Some Historical Perspectives

John Hedley Brooke - Science - 1991 - 422 pages
In this 1991 volume, John Hedley Brooke offers an introduction and critical guide to one of the most fascinating and enduring issues in the development of the modern world: the ...
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Design Paradigms: Case Histories of Error and Judgment in Engineering

Henry Petroski - Art - 1994 - 209 pages
From classical temples to twentieth century towers, engineers have learned more about design from failure than from success. The concept of error, according to the author of ...
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Occult Scientific Mentalities

Brian Vickers - Science - 2003 - 424 pages
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Occult Scientific Mentalities

Brian Vickers - Science - 2003 - 424 pages
The essays in this volume present a collective study of one of the major problems in the recent history of science: To what extent did the occult 'sciences' (alchemy, astrology ...
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The Beginnings of the Nobel Institution: The Science Prizes, 1901-1915

Elisabeth Crawford - Political Science - 1987 - 300 pages
The Nobel Prizes have long been the most prestigious awards in the world of science. Established according to the wishes expressed in the will of Alfred Nobel (1895), the ...
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Nature as the Laboratory: Darwinian Plant Ecology in the German Empire, 1880 ...

Eugene Cittadino - Science - 2002 - 212 pages
A 1990 account of the botanical reform movement and its pioneering contribution to ecological science.
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Promoting Experimental Learning: Experiment and the Royal Society, 1660-1727

Marie Boas Hall - Science - 2002 - 224 pages
An account by a leading student of the early Royal Society of the practice of experiment at its meetings between 1660 and 1727.
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