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Essays and reviews in history and history of science

Author: Charles Coulston Gillispie
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : American Philosophical Society, ©2007.
Series: Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, v. 96, pt. 5.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Coulston Gillispie
ISBN: 0871699656 9780871699657
OCLC Number: 74988574
Notes: A collection of previously published essays and reviews.
Description: xix, 424 p. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Physick and philosophy --
English ideas of the university in the 19th Century --
The formation of Lamarck's evolutionary theory --
The discovery of the Leblanc process --
The natural history of industry --
The Encyclopédie and the Jacobin philosophy of science : a study in ideas and consequences --
Palisot de Beauvois on the Americans --
Science and the literary imagnation : Voltaire and Goethe --
The Neesima Lectures I. The coming of age of American science, 1910-1970 --
The Neesirna Lectures II. The flourishing of French science 1770-1830 --
Science in the eye of the beholder, 1789-1820 --
The work of Élie Halévy : a critical appreciation --
Alexandre Koyré --
E.J. Dijksterhuis : mechanization of the world picture --
Shmuel Sambursky : a physicist Looks at Greek science --
Salomon Bochner as historian of mathematics and science --
Thomas S. Kuhn : The nature of science --
Mertonian theses --
Remarks on social selection as a factor in the progressivism of science --
Social science and probabilistic analysis in physics.
Series Title: Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, v. 96, pt. 5.
Responsibility: Charles Coulston Gillispie.
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