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Of the plurality of worlds

Author: William Whewell; Michael Ruse
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When first published in 1853, William Whewell's book caused a bitter debate in Victorian England on science and religion. The book, presented in this text with Whewell's response to his critics,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Whewell; Michael Ruse
ISBN: 0226894355 9780226894355 0226894363 9780226894362
OCLC Number: 45505941
Notes: Originally published: London : J.W. Parker, 1853. With new introd.
"A facsimile of the first edition of 1853; plus previously unpublished material excised by the author just before the book went to press; and Whewell's dialogue rebutting his critics, reprinted from the second edition."
Description: v, 510 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / Michael Ruse --
pt. 1. Of the Plurality of Worlds: An Essay / William Whewell, First Edition, 1853 --
pt. 2. Pages excised by Whewell from the first edition just before the book was printed --
pt. 3. "A Dialogue on the Plurality of Worlds" from the second edition. Introduction / Michael Ruse --
pt. 1. Of the Plurality of Worlds: An Essay / William Whewell --
pt. 2. Pages excised by Whewell from the first edition just before the book was printed --
pt. 3. "A Dialogue on the Plurality of Worlds" from the second edition.
Responsibility: William Whewell ; edited and with new introductory material by Michael Ruse.
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