DeYoung, Ursula.

A vision of modern science : John Tyndall and the role of the scientist in Victorian culture / Ursula DeYoung. - New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, c2011. - 270 p. : ill., ports. ; 22 cm. - Palgrave studies in the history of science and technology . - Palgrave studies in the history of science and technology. .

Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-262) and index.

Tyndall's work as a scientist : practice and reception -- Tyndall's philosophy of science and nature : the influences of Carlyle, Emerson, Goethe, and Faraday -- Tyndall and theology : the definition and boundaries of science -- Tyndall as reformer : the place of science in education -- Science after Tyndall : the growth of university laboratories -- Conclusion : Scientists in British culture, 1870-1900.

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Tyndall, John, 1820-1893.
Tyndall, John, 1820-1893 --Influence.


Science--History--Great Britain--19th century.
Science--Social aspects--History--Great Britain--19th century.
Scientists--Intellectual life--19th century.
Scientists--Intellectual life--Great Britain--19th century.

Q143.T96 / D43 2011