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Mechanism and materialism; British natural philosophy in an age of reason [by] Robert E. Schofield.


Princeton, N.J., Princeton University Press, [1970 [1969] .
ISBN , 0691080720

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Subjects Grossbritannien.
Materialism.
Materialismus.
Matérialisme.
Mechanism (Philosophy)
Mécanisme (Philosophie)
Naturphilosophie.
Natuurkunde.
Newton, Isaac, (1642-1727)
Philosophy -- History.
Physics -- History.
Physics -- Philosophy.
Physique - Philosophie.
Physique -- Angleterre (GB) -- 18e siècle.
Physique -- Philosophie.
Description vi, 336 pages 25 cm
Copyright Date [1970 [1969]
©1969
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-322).
Contents Newton's legacy -- part I. Mechanism and dynamic corpuscularity, 1687-1740. Diffusion of a Newtonian creed -- Elaboration of a theory -- Experimental Newtonianism -- part II. Aether and materialism, 1740-1789. Second thoughts and the new revelation -- Newtonian pagans and heretics -- Early continental interactions -- The imponderable fluids -- Vital physiology and elementary chemistry -- part III. Neo-mechanism, 1760-1815. Forces, fluid dynamics, and fields -- Interregnum, 1789-1815.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)66388
(OCoLC)ocm00066388
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WorldCat Identities Schofield, Robert E.
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