Chemists and Chemistry in Nature and Society, 1770-1878

Chemists and Chemistry in Nature and Society, 1770-1878

by Trevor Harvey Levere

ISBN-10: 0860784126

ISBN-13: 9780860784128

Pub. Date: 04/01/1994

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

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Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
Collected Studies Series
Product dimensions:
8.82(w) x 5.91(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

IMartinus van Marum (1750-1837): The introduction of Lavoisier's chemistry into the Low Countries
IIFriendship and influence: Martinus van Marum, F.R.S.
IIIRelations and rivalry: Interactions between Britain and the Netherlands in eighteenth-century science and technology
IVBalance and Gasometer in Lavoisier's chemical revolution
VDr. Thomas Beddoes at Oxford: Radical politics in 1788-1793 and the fate of the Regius Chair in Chemistry
VIDr. Thomas Beddoes (1750-1808): Science and medicine in politics and society
VIIDr. Thomas Beddoes and the establishment of his Pneumatic Institution: A tale of three presidents
VIIIDr. Thomas Beddoes: The interaction of pneumatic and preventive medicine with chemistry
IXThe rich economy of nature: Chemistry in the nineteenth century
XElements in the structure of Victorian science, or Cannon revisited
XIHumphry Davy and the idea of glory
XIIS.T. Coleridge: A poet's view of science
XIIIColeridge, chemistry, and the philosophy of nature
XIVHegel and the earth sciences
XVFaraday, electrochemistry, and natural philosophy
XVIFaraday, matter, and natural theology: Reflections on an unpublished manuscript
XVIIAffinity or structure: An early problem in organic chemistry
XVIIIGay-Lussac and the problem of chemical qualities
XIXArrangement and structure: A distinction and a difference

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