Defining Science: William Whewell, Natural Knowledge and Public Debate in Early Victorian Britain (Ideas in Context)

By: Yeo, Richard

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0521431824 280 pages. References. Index. "William Whewell is now recognized as the first systematic writer on the history and philosophy of science. This book shows how he engaged in metascientific criticism in the early Victorian period, when the social and intellectual status of science and scientists were still matters of contention." Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A high-quality copy.

Title: Defining Science: William Whewell, Natural Knowledge and Public Debate in Early Victorian Britain (Ideas in Context)

Author Name: Yeo, Richard

Categories: Science & Technology, History, Philosophy,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: USA, Cambridge University Press: 1993

ISBN Number: 0521431824

ISBN Number 13: 9780521431828

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 566H4366

Keywords: Science - Great Britain - History - 19th Century, Science - Philosophy - History - 19th century, Science - Historiography, William Whewell,