The Philosopher's Tree: A Selection of Michael Faraday's Writings, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Philosopher's Tree

A Selection of Michael Faraday's Writings, 1st Edition

By Peter Day

CRC Press

211 pages

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Hardback: 9780750305709
pub: 1999-02-01

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This book provides a comprehensive selection of Michael Faraday's writings, taken from all aspects of his life, intimate and public. It is designed to show the relationships between his many activities, especially with the Royal Institution, for whose bicentenary this collection is published.

Table of Contents

1. The Beginning: In a Nutshell 2. Early Years: Friends, Family and Marriage 3. Touring the Continent: 1813-1815 4. Way of Life and Work 5. Colleagues and Friends 6. Words for Things 7. Science at the Bench 8. Leaves from a Laboratory Notebook 9. Science in the Lecture Theatre 10. Science for Young People 11. Honour and Recognition 12. Public Affairs: Consultant and Advocate 13. Final Days

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Physics