Philosophy

Philosophy from Greece and Rome to medieval and modern thought.

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  1. Typhoid in Uppingham

    Typhoid in Uppingham: Analysis of a Victorian Town and School in Crisis, 1875–1877 [Paperback]

    Nigel Richardson (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780822966456
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Sci & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
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    After the Public Heath Acts of 1872 and 1875, British local authorities bore statutory obligations to carry out sanitary improvements. Richardson explores public health strategy and central-local government relations during the mid-nineteenth-cent... .... Learn More
  2. The Age of Scientific Naturalism

    The Age of Scientific Naturalism: Tyndall and His Contemporaries [Paperback]

    Bernard Lightman (Editor); Michael S. Reidy (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9780822966401
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Sci & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
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    Physicist John Tyndall and his contemporaries were at the forefront of developing the cosmology of scientific naturalism during the Victorian period. They rejected all but physical laws as having any impact on the operations of human life and the ... .... Learn More
  3. The Transit of Venus Enterprise in Victorian Britain

    The Transit of Venus Enterprise in Victorian Britain [Paperback]

    Jessica Ratcliff (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780822966449
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Sci & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
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    In the nineteenth century, the British Government spent money measuring the distance between the earth and the sun using observations of the transit of Venus. This book presents a narrative of the two Victorian transit programmes. It draws out the... .... Learn More
  4. Recreating Newton

    Recreating Newton: Newtonian Biography and the Making of Nineteenth-Century History of Science [Paperback]

    Rebekah Higgitt (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780822966371
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Sci & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
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    Higgitt examines Isaac Newton's changing legacy during the nineteenth century. She focuses on 1820–1870, a period that saw the creation of the specialized and secularized role of the "scientist." At the same time, researchers gained better access ... .... Learn More
  5. Science and Eccentricity

    Science and Eccentricity: Collecting, Writing and Performing Science for Early Nineteenth-Century Audiences [Paperback]

    Victoria Carroll (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780822966333
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Sci & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
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    The concept of eccentricity was central to how people in the nineteenth century understood their world. This monograph is the first scholarly history of eccentricity. Carroll explores how discourses of eccentricity were established to make sense o... .... Learn More
  6. Styles of Reasoning in the British Life Sciences

    Styles of Reasoning in the British Life Sciences: Shared Assumptions, 1820–1858 [Paperback]

    James Elwick (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780822966340
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Sci & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
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    Elwick explores how the concept of "compound individuality" brought together life scientists working in pre-Darwinian London. Scientists conducting research in comparative anatomy, physiology, cellular microscopy, embryology and the neurosciences ... .... Learn More
  7. Communities of Science in Nineteenth-Century Ireland

    Communities of Science in Nineteenth-Century Ireland [Paperback]

    Juliana Adelman (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780822966326
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Sci & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
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    The nineteenth century was an important period for both the proliferation of "popular" science and for the demarcation of a group of professionals that we now term scientists. Of course for Ireland, largely in contrast to the rest of Britain, the ... .... Learn More
  8. Mythology and Nation Building

    Mythology and Nation Building: N.F.S. Grundtvig and his Contemporaries [Hardback]

    Pierre-Brice Stahl (Editor); Sophie Bønding (Editor)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9788771846263
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
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    This interdisciplinary anthology offers new perspectives on the role of pre-Christian mythologies in the formation of national communities in 19th Century Europe. Through a combination of theoretical articles and case studies, it provides new unde... .... Learn More
  9. Resounding Spaces

    Resounding Spaces: Approaching Musical Atmospheres [Paperback]

    Federica Scassillo (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9788869773020
    Published by : Mimesis International
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    This book is the result of an international conference that took place in Rome on September 13th-14th 2019, entitled “Resounding Spaces: Music and Atmospheres”. The main topic was the relationship between music(s) and concepts like resonance, atmo... .... Learn More
  10. Imaginative Moods: Aesthetics, Religion, Philosophy

    Imaginative Moods: Aesthetics, Religion, Philosophy [Hardback]

    Dorthe Jørgensen (Author)

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    ISBN: 9788772191058
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
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    What do human experiences of transcendence mean? Would investigating their mind-opening and world-transformative nature improve contemporary philosophy and theology? The book shows the importance of experiences traditionally categorized as religio... .... Learn More

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