Science in the Age of Sensibility The Sentimental Empiricists of the French Enlightenment

ISBN-10: 0226720799
ISBN-13: 9780226720791
Edition: 2002
Authors: Jessica Riskin
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Description: In the French Enlightenment, empiricism was intimately bound up with sensibility. What Riskin describes as a 'sentimental empiricism' is the ideology which brought together ideas and institutions, practices and politics.

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Book details

List price: $37.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/15/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

In the French Enlightenment, empiricism was intimately bound up with sensibility. What Riskin describes as a 'sentimental empiricism' is the ideology which brought together ideas and institutions, practices and politics.

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
Introduction: Sensibility and Enlightenment Science
The Blind and the Mathematically Inclined
Poor Richard's Leyden Jar
From Electricity to Economy
The Lawyer and the Lightning Rod
The Mesmerism Investigation and the Crisis of Sensibilist Science
Languages of Science and Revolution
Conclusion: The Legacy of the Sentimental Empiricists
Bibliography
Index

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