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|Named Person:||John Tyndall; John Tyndall|
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|Description:||270 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.|
|Contents:||Tyndall's work as a scientist : practice and reception --
Tyndall's philosophy of science and nature : the influences of Carlyle, Emerson, Goethe, and Faraday --
Tyndall and theology : the definition and boundaries of science --
Tyndall as reformer : the place of science in education --
Science after Tyndall : the growth of university laboratories --
Conclusion : Scientists in British culture, 1870-1900.
|Series Title:||Palgrave studies in the history of science and technology.|
"In her book-length study of an important--but somewhat neglected--Victorian physicist, Ursula DeYoung has illuminated the many facets of John Tyndall's life and thought. The heart of the book is her