A History of Science Technology and Philosophy in the 18th Century: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

A History of Science Technology and Philosophy in the 18th Century

1st Edition

By Abraham Wolf


814 pages

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Published in 1938: The new volume presents a full and profusely illustrated account of progress made during the eighteenth century in Mathematics, Mechanics, Astronomy, Physics, Meteorology, Geography, Chemistry, Biology, Medicine, Psychology, Demography, Economics, Philosophy, and Technology.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Mathematics 3. Mechanics 4. Astronomy 5. Astronomical Instruments 6. Marine Instruments 7. Physics: 1. Light 2. Sound 8. Physics : 3. Heat 9. Physics: 4. Electricity and Magnetism (1) 10. Physics: 4. Electricity and Magnetism (2) 11. Meteorology 12. Meteorological Instruments 13. Chemistry (1) 14. Chemistry (2) 1 5. Geology 16. Geography 17. Botany 18. Zoology 19. Medicine 20. Technology: 1. General 2. Agriculture 3. Textiles 21. Technology: 4. Building 22. Technology: 5. Transport 23. Technology: 6. Power Plant and Machinery 24. Technology: 7. The Steam-Engine 25. Technology: 8. Mining and Metallurgy 26. Technology: 9. Industrial Chemistry 10. The Making of Lenses and Specula 27. Technology: 11. Mechanical Calculators 12. Telegraphy 13. Miscellaneous 28. Psychology 29. The Social Sciences: 1. National Character 2. Demography 30. The Social Sciences: 3. Economics 31. Philosophy (1) 32. Philosophy (2)

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General