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The Ferment of knowledge : studies in the historiography of eighteenth-century science / edited by G.S. Rousseau and Roy Porter.

; Porter, Roy, 1946-2002
Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1980.
ISBN 052122599X, 9780521225991

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Other Authors Porter, Roy, 1946-2002.
Rousseau, G. S.
Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
Geschiedschrijving.
Historiography.
Naturwissenschaften.
Natuurwetenschappen.
Science -- Historiography.
Science -- History -- 18th century -- Historiography.
Science -- History.
Science -- Philosophy.
Science -- Social aspects.
Sciences - Historiographie.
Sciences - Philosophie.
Sciences - Sciences - Aspect social.
Sciences -- 18e siècle.
Sciences -- Histoire.
Sciences -- Historiographie.
Sciences -- Philosophie.
Sciences -- Sciences -- Aspect social.
Wissenschaft.
Description xiii, 500 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents part 1. Philosophy and ideas: Knowledge / Rom Harré -- Natural philosophy / Simon Schaffer -- Social uses of science / Steven Shapin -- part 2. Life and its environment: Psychology / G.S. Rousseau -- Health, disease and medical care / W.F. Bynum -- The living world / Jacques Roger -- The terraqueous globe / Roy Porter -- part 3. The physical world: Mathematics and rational mechanics / H.J.M. Bos -- Experimental natural philosophy / J.L. Heilbron -- Chemistry and the chemical revolution / Maurice Crosland -- Mathematical cosmography / Eric G. Forbes -- Science, technology and industry / D.S.L. Cardwell.
Genre Aufsatzsammlung.
History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6197049
(OCoLC)ocm06197049
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