Nineteenth-Century Science

ISBN-10: 1551111659
ISBN-13: 9781551111650
Edition: 2000
Authors: A. S. Weber
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Description: Providing examples of scientific thoughtfrom all disciplines of Western science, this volume covers everything from Jean-Baptiste Lamark's theory of evolution of 1809 to the isolation of radium by Marie and Pierre Curie in 1898.

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List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Broadview Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 500
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Providing examples of scientific thoughtfrom all disciplines of Western science, this volume covers everything from Jean-Baptiste Lamark's theory of evolution of 1809 to the isolation of radium by Marie and Pierre Curie in 1898.

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Benjamin Banneker
Benjamin Banneker's Pennsylvania Almanack, 1793
Banncker's New-Jersey Almanac, 1795
Xavier Bichat
Physiological Researches on Life and Death
William Paley
Natural Theology
Erasmus Darwin
The Temple of Nature
John Dalton
A New System of Chemical Philosophy
Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
Zoological Philosophy
Johann Wolfgang Goethe
Theory of Colours
Alexander von Humboldt
The Island of Cuba
Charles Babbage
Reflections on the Decline of Science in England
Charles Lyell
Principles of Geology
Mary Fairfax Somerville
On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences
Theodor Schwann
Microscopical Researches
Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky
Geometrical Researches on the Theory of Parallels
Robert Chambers
Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation
George Combe
The Constitution of Man
William Whewell
The Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences
Herbert Spencer
Social Statics
Auguste Comte
The Positive Philosophy
Charles Robert Darwin
Origin of Species
Descent of Man
Louis Pasteur
"Infusorian Animalcules Living Without Free Oxygen"
"Experiments Related to Spontaneous Generation"
Michael Faraday
Chemical History of a Candle
Friedrich Max Muller
The Science of Language
Hermann von Helmholtz
"On the Conservation of Force"
James Clerk Maxwell
"A Dynamical Theory of the Electromagnetic Field"
Claude Bernard
Introduction a l'etude de la medecine experimentale
Joeph Lister
"On the Antiseptic Principle in the Practice of Surgery"
Sir Francis Galton
Hereditary Genius
John Tyndall
The Belfast Address
William Thomson, Lord Kelvin
"Review of Evidence Regarding the Physical Condition of the Earth"
Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev
"The Periodic Law of the Chemical Elements"
William James
The Principles of Psychology
Thomas Henry Huxley
Evolution and Ethics
Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen
"On a New Kind of Rays"
Marie Sklodowska Curie
"The Discovery of Radium"
George Washington Carver
Feeding Acorns
Alfred Russel Wallace
"On the Tendency of Varieties to Depart Indefinitely from the Original Type"
The Wonderful Century
Index of Names
Index of Topics

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