Science in the Age of Sensibility The Sentimental Empiricists of the French Enlightenment
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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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Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/15/2002
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
|List of Illustrations|
|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|