Science in utopia; a mighty design.


Cambridge, Harvard Univ. Press [1967] .

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Subjects Science -- History.
Utopias -- History.
Utopias.
Utopieën.
Utopies -- Histoire.
Utopisten.
Wetenschappen.
Description x, 332 pages
Copyright Date [1967]
©1967
Notes Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (pages 275-322) and index.
Contents I. The heavenly paradise -- The early utopian pattern -- The expanding utopian view -- A dynamic vision -- Science in heaven -- II. Secular views of utopia -- The ideal of nature -- The ideal people -- The ideal individual -- The ideal utopia -- III. The Renaissance and transition -- Christian virtue -- The natural man -- The practical man -- IV. The new utopists -- Tommaso Campanella -- Johann Valentin Andreae -- Francis Bacon -- V. The doctrine spreads -- Samuel Hartlib and his group -- William Davenant and Abraham Cowley -- R.H. and Joseph Glanvill -- The group and the literary genre -- VI. Utopian answers to authority -- Educational institutions -- Superiority of the ancients -- Replies to church doctrine -- VII. The right method -- Nonmethematical approach -- Antideductive attitude -- Experimental method -- Collections -- VIII. Inventions and results -- Scientific instruments -- Agriculture -- Medicine -- Industry and mining -- Commerce and communication -- IX. Utopias in perspective.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)266067
(OCoLC)ocm00266067
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WorldCat Identities Eurich, Nell.
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