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Joseph Priestley, scientist, philosopher, and theologian

Author: Isabel Rivers; David L Wykes
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Joseph Priestley, the eighteenth-century scientist who discovered oxygen, was one of the most remarkable thinkers of his time. This collection of essays by a team of experts covers the full range of  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isabel Rivers; David L Wykes
ISBN: 9780199215300 0199215308
OCLC Number: 849175971
Description: xii, 252 p. ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Joseph Priestley, Minister and Teacher ; 2. Joseph Priestley, Enlightened Experimentalist ; 3. Joseph Priestley, Metaphysician and Philosopher of Religion ; 4. Joseph Priestley, Political Philosopher ; 5. Joseph Priestley and the Complexities of Latitudinarianism in the 1770s ; 6. Historical Perspectives in the Mind of Joseph Priestley ; 7. Joseph Priestley in America
Responsibility: edited by Isabel Rivers and David L. Wykes.


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