The Rise of Public Science : Rhetoric, Technology, and Natural Philosophy in Newtonian Britain, 1660-1750

The Rise of Public Science : Rhetoric, Technology, and Natural Philosophy in Newtonian Britain, 1660-1750

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 453 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
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Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Preface
Introduction
Part I. For Light: 1. Deeds, not words
2. Providence and the Newtonians
3. Whiston, Clarke, and the crisis of doctrine
Part II. The Rise of Public Science: 4.
Entrepreneurs of science
5. The Newtonians and the English transformation
6. The Longitudinarians
7. Degaguliers and the usefulness of
philosophers
Part III. For Use: 8. The culture of enterprise
before 1750
9. Limits of projecting
10. The Chandos connection
11. The dragons on the Thames
12. The engines of providence
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index.