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A Vision of Modern Science: John Tyndall and the Role of the Scientist in Victorian Culture

Ursula DeYoung
Format
Book
Published
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Language
English
Series
Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology
ISBN
9780230110533, 0230110533
Contents
  • Tyndall's work as a scientist : practice and reception
  • Tyndall's philosophy of science and nature : the influences of Carlyle, Emerson, Goethe, and Faraday
  • Tyndall and theology : the definition and boundaries of science
  • Tyndall as reformer : the place of science in education
  • Science after Tyndall : the growth of university laboratories
  • Conclusion : Scientists in British culture, 1870-1900.
Description
270 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-262) and index.
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