William Whewell: A Composite Portrait

William Whewell: A Composite Portrait

by Menachem Fisch
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198249004

ISBN-13: 9780198249009

Pub. Date: 04/11/1991

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This collection of essays examines the life of William Whewell, a widely influential figure in Victorian intellectual culture. The contributors, all recognized authorities in the fields of history, history of science, and philosophy, examine Whewell's contributions to such diverse areas as moral philosophy, mineralogy, architecture, the politics of education,

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This collection of essays examines the life of William Whewell, a widely influential figure in Victorian intellectual culture. The contributors, all recognized authorities in the fields of history, history of science, and philosophy, examine Whewell's contributions to such diverse areas as moral philosophy, mineralogy, architecture, the politics of education, physics, engineering, and theology. A wide-ranging study, the volume makes an important contribution to our understanding of Victorian intellectual life and its aftermath.

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ISBN-13:
9780198249009
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/11/1991
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.22(d)
Lexile:
1600L (what's this?)

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