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Chemists and chemistry in nature and society, 1770-1878

Author: Trevor Harvey Levere
Publisher: Aldershot, Hampshire, Great Britain ; Brookfield, Vt. : Variorum, 1994.
Series: Collected studies, CS439.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the chemical "revolution" in 18th-century Europe and Britain and its influences on the 19th century. This volume recalls how Coleridge incorporated chemistry into a philosophy of nature; how Faraday extended Davy's work; and how even Hegel's philosophy of geology was based on chemistry.
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Levere, Trevor Harvey.
Chemists and chemistry in nature and society, 1770-1878.
Aldershot, Hampshire, Great Britain ; Brookfield, Vt. : Variorum, 1994
(OCoLC)607863505
Online version:
Levere, Trevor Harvey.
Chemists and chemistry in nature and society, 1770-1878.
Aldershot, Hampshire, Great Britain ; Brookfield, Vt. : Variorum, 1994
(OCoLC)624424910
Named Person: Thomas Beddoes; Thomas Beddoes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Trevor Harvey Levere
ISBN: 0860784126 9780860784128
OCLC Number: 29847093
Description: 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Martinus van Marum (1750-1837): The Introduction of Lavoisier's chemistry into the Low Countries --
Friendship and influence: Martinus van Marum --
Relations and rivalry: Interactions between Britain and the Netherlands in eighteenth-century science and technology --
Balance and Gasometer in Lavoisier's chemical revolution --
Dr. Thomas beddoes at oxford: Radical politics in 1788-1793 and the fate of the Regius Chair in Chemistry --
Dr. Thomas Beddoes (1750-1808: Science and medicine in politics and society --
Dr. Thomas Beddoes and the establishment of his pneumatic Institution: A tale of three presidents --
Dr. Thomas Beddoes: The interaction of pneumatic and preventive medicine with chemistry --
The rich economy of nature: Chemistry in the nineteenth century --
Elements in the structure of Victorian science, or Cannon revisited --
Humphry Davy and the idea of glory --
S.T. Coleridge: A Poet's view of science --
Coleridge, Chemistry, and the philosophy of nature --
Hegel and the earth sciences --
Faraday, electrovhemistry, and natural philosophy --
Faraday, matter, and natural theology: Reflections on an unpublished manuscript.
Series Title: Collected studies, CS439.
Responsibility: Trevor H. Levere.

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