Visions of science : books and readers at the dawn of the Victorian age /

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Main Author: Secord, James A., (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2014.
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Table of Contents:
  • Fantastic voyages : Humphry Davy's Consolations in travel
  • The economy of intelligence : Charles Babbage's Reflections on the decline of science in England
  • The conduct of everyday life : John Herschel's Preliminary discourse on the study of natural philosophy
  • Mathematics for the million? : Mary Somerville's On the connexion of the physical sciences
  • A philosophy for a new science : Charles Lyell's Principles of geology
  • The problem of mind : George Combe's Constitution of man
  • The torch of science : Thomas Carlyle's Sartor Resartus.