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A vision of modern science : John Tyndall and the role of the scientist in Victorian culture / Ursula DeYoung.

By: DeYoung, Ursula.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Palgrave studies in the history of science and technology: Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, c2011Description: 270 p. : ill., ports. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780230110533 (alk. paper); 0230110533 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Tyndall, John, 1820-1893 | Tyndall, John, 1820-1893 -- Influence | Science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Science -- Social aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Scientists -- Intellectual life -- 19th century | Scientists -- Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 19th centuryDDC classification:
Contents:
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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Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-262) and index.

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