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Key texts of Johann Wilhelm Ritter (1776 - 1810) on the science and art of nature

Author: Johann Wilhelm Ritter; Jocelyn Holland
Publisher: Leiden [u.a.] : Brill, 2010.
Series: History of science and medicine library, 16.; Medieval and early modern science, 13.
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This bilingual edition offers the first English translations of three texts by the Romantic-era scientist, Johann Wilhelm Ritter (1776-1810). Explanatory essays accompanying each translation focus on  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Quelle
Named Person: Johann Wilhelm Ritter; Johann Wilhelm Ritter
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Johann Wilhelm Ritter; Jocelyn Holland
ISBN: 9789004183674 9004183671
OCLC Number: 705917005
Description: XIV, 713 S. : Ill.
Contents: Preface Part One: The Fragment Project (Fragmente aus dem Nachlasse eines jungen Physikers) The Workshop as Monument. Fragments from the Estate of a Young Physicist. Text and Translation: Prologue Text and Translation: Fragments, First Booklet Text and Translation: Fragments, Second Booklet Text and Translation: Ritter's Appendix to the Fragments Part Two: Physics as Art (Physik als Kunst) 1. Essay: A Speech for the Academy 2. Text and Translation: Physics as Art Part Three: The History of Chemistry Tracing the History of Chemistry Text and Translation: Attempt at a History of the Fate of Chemical Theory in the Last Centuries ("Versuch einer Geschichte der Schicksale der chemischen Theorie in den letzten Jahrhunderten") Bibliography Index (English) Index (German)
Series Title: History of science and medicine library, 16.; Medieval and early modern science, 13.
Other Titles: Key texts on the science and art of nature
Responsibility: translations and essays by Jocelyn Holland.
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"Holland has translated three of Ritter's works, "Physics as Art". "The History of Chemistry" and the fascinating "Fragments from the Estate of a Young Physicist". This last demonstrates both the Read more...

 
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