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The Royal Society Concept And Creation

Author : Margery Purver
ISBN : 9781135028138
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Originally published in 1967. The origin of the Royal Society has long been obscured by baffling discrepancies in the evidence. This volume investigates its underlying purpose and creation, at the same time uncovering the real nature of its debt to Francis Bacon and its role in the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century.

The Royal Society

Author : Margery Purver
ISBN : 0415420296
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The Chemical Philosophy

Author : Allen G. Debus
ISBN : 0486421759
Genre : Science
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This rich record of the major interests of Paracelsus and other 16th-century chemical philosophers covers chemistry and nature in the Renaissance, Paracelsian debates, theories of Fludd, Helmontian restatement of chemical philosophy, and other fascinating aspects of the era. Well researched, compellingly related study. 36 black-and-white illustrations.

Publishing And Medicine In Early Modern England

Author : Elizabeth Lane Furdell
ISBN : 1580461190
Genre : History
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An investigation of the role which the English book trade played in an important transitional period in early modern medicine.

Impact Of Science On Society

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Genre : Science
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Encyclopedia Of Library History

Author : Wayne A. Wiegand
ISBN : 9781135787509
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Shadow Of Solomon

Author : Laurence Gardner
ISBN : UCSC:32106018512498
Genre : Social Science
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For Freemasons, Dan Brown readers, and others who might wonder what secrets lie behind the mysterious and influential fraternity, The Shadow of Solomon is the definitive insider's account of the startling truth behind Masonic history - and the centuries long search that the fraternity has undertaken to find its own lost secrets.

Bibliography Of The History Of Medicine

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The Parochialism Of The Present

Author : G. H. Bantock
ISBN : 9781315413358
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In this controversial and challenging book, first published in 1981, the author calls for a restoration of the humanistic literary and historical balance in our educational thinking. He argues that the philosophy of education, seeking to emulate the precisions of science, concerns itself more with the analysis of words than with the real problems encountered in the educational world. Social science itself, he argues, would benefit by the promptings of literary insights. These essays constitute a systematic indictment of the narrowness of contemporary thinking about education, and will be of interest to students of education, philosophy and sociology.

Frankenstein S Science

Author : Jane Goodall
ISBN : 9781351935838
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Though Mary Shelley's Frankenstein has inspired a vast body of criticism, there are no book-length studies that contextualise this widely taught novel in contemporary scientific and literary debates. The essays in this volume by leading writers in their fields provide new historical scholarship into areas of science and pseudo-science that generated fierce controversy in Mary Shelley's time: anatomy, electricity, medicine, teratology, Mesmerism, quackery and proto-evolutionary biology. The collection embraces a multifaceted view of the exciting cultural climate in Britain and Europe from 1780 to 1830. While Frankenstein is all too often read as a cautionary tale of the inherent dangers of uncontrolled scientific experimentation, the essays here take the reader back to a period when experimenters and radical thinkers viewed science as the harbinger of social innovation that would counter the virulent conservative backlash following the French Revolution. The collection will be an invaluable resource for students and scholars specialising in Romanticism, cultural history, philosophy and the history of science.

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