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Whewell, William 1794-1866

Overview
Works: 640 works in 1,983 publications in 5 languages and 16,027 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence  Biography  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Translator, Former owner, Correspondent, Inscriber, Author of introduction, Compiler
Classifications: Q175, 501
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Most widely held works by William Whewell
History of the inductive sciences from the earliest to the present time by William Whewell ( Book )
73 editions published between 1837 and 2000 in English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Astronomy and general physics considered with reference to natural theology by William Whewell ( Book )
91 editions published between 1833 and 2009 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The elements of morality including polity by William Whewell ( Book )
60 editions published between 1844 and 1996 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The philosophy of the inductive sciences, founded upon their history by William Whewell ( Book )
38 editions published between 1840 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Whewell's theory of scientific method by William Whewell ( Book )
14 editions published between 1968 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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The culture demanded by modern life : a series of addresses and arguments on the claims of scientific education by Edward Livingston Youmans ( Book )
18 editions published between 1867 and 2007 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematical exposition of some doctrines of political economy by William Whewell ( Book )
20 editions published between 1829 and 1971 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hugonis Grotii de jure belli et pacis libri tres accompanied by an abridged translation by Hugo Grotius ( Book )
14 editions published between 1853 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Of the plurality of worlds by William Whewell ( Book )
45 editions published between 1853 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected writings on the history of science by William Whewell ( Book )
7 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 363 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 )
27 editions published between 1860 and 2009 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six lectures on political economy by William Whewell ( Book )
14 editions published between 1862 and 2013 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lectures on the history of moral philosophy in England by William Whewell ( Book )
34 editions published between 1852 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 255 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)
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 )
10 editions published between 1876 and 1970 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
History of the inductive sciences by William Whewell ( Book )
36 editions published between 1837 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The plurality of worlds by William Whewell ( Book )
27 editions published between 1854 and 2011 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The philosophy of the inductive sciences by William Whewell ( Book )
33 editions published between 1847 and 2001 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the principles of English university education by William Whewell ( Book )
21 editions published between 1837 and 2010 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mathematical works of Isaac Barrow by Isaac Barrow ( Book )
14 editions published between 1860 and 1973 in Latin and English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Architectural notes on German churches; with notes written during an architectural tour in Picardy and Normandy by William Whewell ( Book )
29 editions published between 1830 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Uèvell, Vil'âm.
Whewell.
Whewell, W.
Whewell, W. 1794-1866
Whewell, W. (William), 1794-1866
Whewell, Will. 1794-1866
William Whewell
Languages
English (669)
Latin (17)
French (6)
German (5)
Italian (5)
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