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The Resource Quakers, Jews, and science : religious responses to modernity and the sciences in Britain, 1650-1900, Geoffrey Cantor

Quakers, Jews, and science : religious responses to modernity and the sciences in Britain, 1650-1900, Geoffrey Cantor

Label
Quakers, Jews, and science : religious responses to modernity and the sciences in Britain, 1650-1900
Title
Quakers, Jews, and science
Title remainder
religious responses to modernity and the sciences in Britain, 1650-1900
Statement of responsibility
Geoffrey Cantor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cantor, G. N.
Dewey number
201/.65/09410903
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL240.3
LC item number
.C36 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Religion and science
  • Religion and science
  • Religion and science
  • Society of Friends
  • Judaism
  • Wissenschaftlicher Fortschritt
Label
Quakers, Jews, and science : religious responses to modernity and the sciences in Britain, 1650-1900, Geoffrey Cantor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [366]-397) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction: Science in Dissenting Religious Communities. 1.1. Scope of this study -- 2. Two Communities. 2.1. The Quaker community ; 2.2. The AngloJewish community -- 3. Education and Careers. 3.1. Schools ; 3.2. Medical education ; 3.3. University of London ; 3.4. Cambridge and Oxford ; 3.5. Scientific and sciencerelated careers -- 4. Scientific Institutions. 4.1. Quakers and Jews in the Royal Society ; 4.2. The British Association for the Advancement of Science ; 4.3. The Aborigines Protection Society and the Ethnological Society ; 4.4. Quaker cultural and scientific organizations ; 4.5. Jews and General Literary and Scientific Institution ; 4.6. The Great Exhibition -- 5. Trajectories in Science. 5.1. Wealthy amateurs: science among the Quaker and Jewish lites ; 5.2. Traders: Peter Collinson and Emanuel Mendes da Costa ; 5.3. Travellers: James Backhouse and Moses Montefiore ; 5.4. Jewish Newtonians ; 5.5. Cumbrian Quaker astronomers and meteorologists ; 5.6. Engineers and entrepreneurs: the Samuda Brothers and Charles May ; 5.7. Industry and science: Robert Were Fox ; 5.8. Sciencetechnical educators: Priscilla Wakefield and Ellis Davidson ; 5.9. Social statisticians: John S. Rowntree and Joseph Jacobs -- 6. Quaker Attitudes and Practices. 6.1. The science of Dissent ; 6.2. The Inner Light and the study of nature ; 6.3. Dangers posed by science -- 7. Quaker Responses to Evolution. 7.1. Quaker assessments of evolution ; 7.2. Responses to evolution by Quaker scientists -- 8. Jewish Attitudes and Practices. 8.1. Science and ritual ; 8.2. Mosaic science ; 8.3. Physicotheology ; 8.4. Scientific method -- 9. Jewish Responses to Evolution. 9.1. Positioning AngloJewry with respect to midVictorian science ; 9.2. Jewish assessments of evolution ; 9.3. The rise of Liberal Judaism ; 9.4. A robust Jewish Darwinian: Raphael Meldola -- 10. Historical Comparisons and Historiographical Reflections -- Appendix 1. Who is to Count as a Jew or a Quaker? -- Appendix 2. Oath and Affirmation used at graduation ceremony at Edinburgh University -- Appendix 3. Quaker and Jewish Fellows of the Royal Society of London
Control code
60793928
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 420 pages
Isbn
9780199276684
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005019301
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780199276684
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Quakers, Jews, and science : religious responses to modernity and the sciences in Britain, 1650-1900, Geoffrey Cantor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [366]-397) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction: Science in Dissenting Religious Communities. 1.1. Scope of this study -- 2. Two Communities. 2.1. The Quaker community ; 2.2. The AngloJewish community -- 3. Education and Careers. 3.1. Schools ; 3.2. Medical education ; 3.3. University of London ; 3.4. Cambridge and Oxford ; 3.5. Scientific and sciencerelated careers -- 4. Scientific Institutions. 4.1. Quakers and Jews in the Royal Society ; 4.2. The British Association for the Advancement of Science ; 4.3. The Aborigines Protection Society and the Ethnological Society ; 4.4. Quaker cultural and scientific organizations ; 4.5. Jews and General Literary and Scientific Institution ; 4.6. The Great Exhibition -- 5. Trajectories in Science. 5.1. Wealthy amateurs: science among the Quaker and Jewish lites ; 5.2. Traders: Peter Collinson and Emanuel Mendes da Costa ; 5.3. Travellers: James Backhouse and Moses Montefiore ; 5.4. Jewish Newtonians ; 5.5. Cumbrian Quaker astronomers and meteorologists ; 5.6. Engineers and entrepreneurs: the Samuda Brothers and Charles May ; 5.7. Industry and science: Robert Were Fox ; 5.8. Sciencetechnical educators: Priscilla Wakefield and Ellis Davidson ; 5.9. Social statisticians: John S. Rowntree and Joseph Jacobs -- 6. Quaker Attitudes and Practices. 6.1. The science of Dissent ; 6.2. The Inner Light and the study of nature ; 6.3. Dangers posed by science -- 7. Quaker Responses to Evolution. 7.1. Quaker assessments of evolution ; 7.2. Responses to evolution by Quaker scientists -- 8. Jewish Attitudes and Practices. 8.1. Science and ritual ; 8.2. Mosaic science ; 8.3. Physicotheology ; 8.4. Scientific method -- 9. Jewish Responses to Evolution. 9.1. Positioning AngloJewry with respect to midVictorian science ; 9.2. Jewish assessments of evolution ; 9.3. The rise of Liberal Judaism ; 9.4. A robust Jewish Darwinian: Raphael Meldola -- 10. Historical Comparisons and Historiographical Reflections -- Appendix 1. Who is to Count as a Jew or a Quaker? -- Appendix 2. Oath and Affirmation used at graduation ceremony at Edinburgh University -- Appendix 3. Quaker and Jewish Fellows of the Royal Society of London
Control code
60793928
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 420 pages
Isbn
9780199276684
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005019301
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780199276684
Other physical details
illustrations

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