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Karl Pearson : the scientific life in a statistical age

Author: Theodore M Porter; Karl Pearson
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton Univ. Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. print., and 1. pbk. printView all editions and formats
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Recounts Karl Pearson's extraordinary intellectual adventure and sheds light on the inner life of science. In this book, a leading historian of modern science investigates the interior experience of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Karl Pearson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore M Porter; Karl Pearson
ISBN: 0691114455 9780691114453 0691126356 9780691126357
OCLC Number: 255028476
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [315] - 328.
Description: VIII, 342 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Preface and Acknowledgments vii CHAPTER ONE Introduction: An Improbable Personage 1 CHAPTER TWO Lehrjahre of a Poetic Wrangler 13 CHAPTER THREE Apostle of Renunciation: A New Werther 43 CHAPTER FOUR Pearson's Progress: A Nineteenth-Century Passion Play 69 CHAPTER FIVE Cultural Historian in a Political Age 91 CHAPTER SIX Intellectual Love and the Woman Question 125 CHAPTER SEVEN Ether Squirts and the Inaccessibility of Nature 178 CHAPTER EIGHT Scientific Education and Graphical Statistics 215 CHAPTER NINE The Statistical Reformation 249 CHAPTER TEN Epilogue: Composing a Life 297 Bibliography 315 Index 329
Responsibility: Theodore M. Porter.
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