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The Resource Scottish philosophy and British physics, 1750-1880 : a study in the foundations of the Victorian scientific style, Richard Olson

Scottish philosophy and British physics, 1750-1880 : a study in the foundations of the Victorian scientific style, Richard Olson

Label
Scottish philosophy and British physics, 1750-1880 : a study in the foundations of the Victorian scientific style
Title
Scottish philosophy and British physics, 1750-1880
Title remainder
a study in the foundations of the Victorian scientific style
Statement of responsibility
Richard Olson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Historians of science have long been intrigued by the impact of disparate cultural styles on the science of a given country and time period. Richard Olson's book is a case study in the interaction between philosophy and science as well as an examination of a particular scientific movement. The author investigates the methodological arguments of the Common Sense philosophers Thomas Reid, Dugald Stewart, Thomas Brown, and William Hamilton and the possible transmission of their ideas to scientists from John Playfair to James Clerk Maxwell. His findings point out the need for modifications to t
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Olson, Richard
Dewey number
530/.01
Index
index present
LC call number
QC6
LC item number
.O48 1975eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physics
  • Physics
  • Philosophy, Scottish
  • SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • Philosophy, Scottish
  • Physics
  • Physics
  • Great Britain
Label
Scottish philosophy and British physics, 1750-1880 : a study in the foundations of the Victorian scientific style, Richard Olson
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Contents; Part I: The Growth of a Common Sense Philosophy of Science; Part II: The Influence of Common Sense Ideas on the Exact Sciences in Britain
Control code
905864192
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (359 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400872497
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt13gpngk
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)905864192
Label
Scottish philosophy and British physics, 1750-1880 : a study in the foundations of the Victorian scientific style, Richard Olson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Contents; Part I: The Growth of a Common Sense Philosophy of Science; Part II: The Influence of Common Sense Ideas on the Exact Sciences in Britain
Control code
905864192
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (359 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400872497
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt13gpngk
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)905864192

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