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Whewell, William 1794-1866

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Works: 827 works in 2,485 publications in 5 languages and 19,611 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Former owner, Author of introduction, Correspondent, Honoree, Contributor
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Most widely held works about William Whewell
 
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Astronomy and general physics considered with reference to natural theology by William Whewell( Book )

108 editions published between 1833 and 2010 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The philosophy of the inductive sciences, founded upon their history by William Whewell( Book )

52 editions published between 1840 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Whewell's theory of scientific method by William Whewell( Book )

21 editions published between 1968 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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History of the inductive sciences from the earliest to the present time by William Whewell( Book )

39 editions published between 1837 and 1972 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elements of morality : including polity by William Whewell( Book )

51 editions published between 1844 and 1986 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected writings on the history of science by William Whewell( Book )

9 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The culture demanded by modern life : a series of addresses and arguments on the claims of scientific education by Edward Livingston Youmans( Book )

26 editions published between 1867 and 2007 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematical exposition of some doctrines of political economy by William Whewell( Book )

35 editions published between 1829 and 1971 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the inductive sciences from the earliest to the present time by William Whewell( Book )

31 editions published between 1858 and 2000 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six lectures on political economy by William Whewell( Book )

16 editions published between 1862 and 1967 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the philosophy of discovery; chapters historical and critical. Including the completion of the 3d ed. of The philosophy of the inductive sciences by William Whewell( Book )

26 editions published between 1860 and 1971 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Whewell, D.D., master of Trinity college, Cambridge. An account of his writings with selections from his literary and scientific correspondence by I Todhunter( Book )

25 editions published between 1876 and 2011 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Whewell (1794-1866) was born the son of a Lancaster carpenter, but his precocious intellect soon delivered him into a different social sphere. Educated at a local grammar school, he won a scholarship to Cambridge, and began his career at Trinity College in 1812; he went on to be elected a fellow of Trinity in 1817 and Master in 1841. An acquaintance of William Wordsworth and a friend of Adam Sedgwick, his professional interests reflected a typically nineteenth-century fusion of religion and science, ethics and empiricism. Published in 1876, and written by the mathematician and fellow of St John's College, Isaac Todhunter (1820-84), this biography combines a narrative account of Whewell's life and achievements with extracts taken from his personal correspondence. Volume 1 covers his sermons and early poetry, as well as his work on tides, moral philosophy and mechanics, and his celebrated study of the inductive sciences
Hugonis Grotii de jure belli et pacis libri tres : accompanied by an abridged translation by Hugo Grotius( Book )

20 editions published between 1853 and 2011 in English and Latin and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the inductive sciences by William Whewell( Book )

34 editions published between 1837 and 2016 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of scientific ideas. Being the first part of The philosophy of the inductive sciences by William Whewell( Book )

29 editions published between 1858 and 2015 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the principles of English university education by William Whewell( Book )

23 editions published between 1837 and 2010 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures on the history of moral philosophy in England and Additional lectures on history of moral philosophy by William Whewell( Book )

16 editions published between 1862 and 1990 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plurality of worlds by William Whewell( Book )

26 editions published between 1854 and 2012 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treatise on dynamics : containing a considerable collection of mechanical problems by William Whewell( Book )

11 editions published between 1823 and 1972 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures on the history of moral philosophy in England by William Whewell( Book )

14 editions published between 1852 and 1862 in English and Undetermined and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The following lectures contain criticisms on the views and doctrines of a series of ethical writers; they attempt to point out how far each was right, and in what way he contributed to the progress of moral speculation in this country. It is plain that such judgments must be affected by the views and doctrines of the critic himself. Nor is this a disadvantage in such criticism, if the critic's point of view be definite and evident. In my "Elements of Morality" I have given that view of the grounds and relations of moral truths to which the best parts of all previous moral speculations appear to me to converge; but it may still be of use to explain here, more briefly and pointedly, the System of Morality there presented"--Introduction. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved)
 
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William Whewell's theory of scientific method
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ウィリアム・ヒューウェル

威廉·休厄爾

Languages
English (680)

Latin (8)

French (6)

Italian (5)

German (1)

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The philosophy of the inductive sciences, founded upon their historyWilliam Whewell's theory of scientific methodThe elements of morality : including polityThe culture demanded by modern life : a series of addresses and arguments on the claims of scientific educationOn the principles of English university educationDefining science : William Whewell, natural knowledge, and public debate in early Victorian BritainWilliam Whewell, a composite portrait