The Analytic spirit : essays in the history of science in honor of Henry Guerlac /

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Other Authors: Guerlac, Henry., Woolf, Harry.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, [1981]
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Table of Contents:
  • The chemical revolution: Gough, J. B. The origins of Lavoisier's theory of the gaseous state. Perrin, C. E. The triumph of the antiphlogistians. Burlingame, L. J. Lamarck's chemistry.
  • Science, societies, and the Enlightenment: Hahn, R. Laplace and the vanishing role of God in the physical universe. Kubrin, D. Newton's inside out: magic, class struggle, and the rise of mechanism in the West. Jacob, M. C. Clandestine culture in the early Enlightenment. Staum, M. S. Cabanis and the Revolution.
  • Scientific institutions: Hall, M. B. Salomon's house emergent: the early Royal Society and cooperative research. Howard, R. C. Guy de La Brosse and the Jardin des Plantes in Paris. Rappaport, R. The liberties of the Paris Academy of Sciences, 1716-1785.
  • Structure and function in early modern science: Miller, G. Early concepts of the microvascular system. Schneer, C. J. Aspects of form and structure: the Renaissance background to crystallography.
  • The revolutionary aspects of modern physics: Hankins, T. L. How to get from Hamilton to Schrodinger with the least possible action. Kargon, R. Birth cries of the elements: theory and experiment along Millikan's route to cosmic rays.
  • Williams, L. P. The supernova of 1054.