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





ISBN 9780367181338
Published April 14, 2019 by Routledge
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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