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The analytic spirit : essays in the history of science in honor of Henry Guerlac / edited by Harry Woolf.

; Woolf, Harry
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1981.
ISBN 0801413508, 9780801413506

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Other Authors Guerlac, Henry.
Woolf, Harry.
Subjects Guerlac, Henry <1910->
Guerlac, Henry, 1910-
Natuurwetenschappen.
Science -- History.
Science.
Sciences - Histoire.
Sciences -- Histoire.
Description 363 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The chemical revolution. The origins of Lavoisier's theory of the gaseous state / J.B. Gough ; The triumph of the antiphlogistians / Carleton E. Perrin ; Lamarck's chemistry : the chemical revolution rejected / Leslie J. Burlingame -- Science, societies, and the Enlightenment. Laplace and the vanishing role of God in the physical universe / Roger Hahn ; Newton's inside out! : magic, class struggle, and the rise of mechanism in the West / David Kubrin ; Clandestine culture in the early Enlightenment / Margaret C. Jacob ; Cabanis and the Revolution : the therapy of society / Martin S. Staum -- Scientific institutions. Salomon's house emergent : the early Royal Society and cooperative research / Marie Boas Hall ; Guy de La Brosse and the Jardin des Plantes in Paris / Rio C. Howard ; The liberties of the Paris Academy of Sciences, 1716-1785 / Rhoda Rappaport -- Structure and function in early modern science. Early concepts of the microvascular system : William Harvey to Marshall Hall, 1628-1831 / Genevieve Miller ; Aspects of form and structure : the Renaissance background to crystallography / Cecil J. Schneer -- The revolutionary aspects of modern physics. How to get from Hamilton to Schrodinger with the least possible action : comments on the optical-mechanical analogy / Thomas L. Hankins ; Birth cries of the elements : theory and experiment along Millikan's route to cosmic rays / Robert Kargon -- The supernova of 1054. The supernova of 1054 : a medieval history / L. Pearce Williams.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7174444
(OCoLC)ocm07174444
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