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Science in writing : a selection of passages from the writings of scientific authors, with notes and a section on the writing of scientific prose

Author: Thomas Rice Henn
Publisher: London : Harrap, 1960.
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Genre/Form: Readers
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Rice Henn
OCLC Number: 219607544
Description: 248 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Nature and medicine / Pliny (A. D. 23-79) --
A vision of the new science: 'Solomon's House' / Francis Bacon (1561-1626) --
Some errors in natural history / Sir Thomas Browne (1605-82) --
The aims of the Royal Society / Thomas Sprat (1635-1713) --
The language of the New Science / Thomas Sprat (1635-1713) --
'Animals' ends' / Robert Boyle (1627-91) --
A plan for meteorology / Robert Hooke (1635-1703) --
The system of the world / Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727) --
The 'Minute machines' / John Ray (1627-1705) --
The habits of spiders / Gilbert White (1720-93) --
On chemical synthesis / John Dalton (1766-1844) --
A system of logic / John Stuart Mill (1806-73) --
Organs of extreme perfection and complication / Charles Darwin (1809-82) --
Scientific use of the imagination / John Tyndall (1820-93) --
Evolution and ethics / T. H. Huxley (1825-95) --
Sensitive flames / Lord Rayleigh (1842-1918) --
Aspects of memory / C.S. Myers (1873-1946) --
Medicine in the Twentieth Century / Sir Clifford Allbutt (1836-1925) --
Crystal analysis / Sir William Bragg (1862-1942) --
The definition of reality / Sir Arthur Eddington (1882-1944) --
The life of the cell --
Sir Charles Sherrington (1857-1952) --
Time and space (in basic English) / A.P. Rossiter (1903-57) --
Science and philosophy / A.N. Whitehead (1861-1947) --
Molecular chaos / Sir Cyril Hinshelwood (1897-) --
The laying down of the land / Jacquetta Hawkes (1910-) --
The conditions for possible life on the planet Mars / Sir Harold Spencer Jones (1890-) --
The design of bearings and crankshafts / Sir Harry R. Ricardo (1885-) --
Psychology and character / C.G. Jung (1875-) --
Some philosophical aspects of modern physics / Max Born (1822-) --
A note on glaucoma / Sir Stewart Duke Elder (1897-) --
Towards new concepts in physics / D.H. Wilkinson (1922-) --
Some qualities of the prose of science.
Responsibility: by T.R. Henn.

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