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American science in the age of Jackson / George H. Daniels.

Author/Creator:
Daniels, George H. author.
Publication:
New York : Columbia University Press, 1968. , ©1968
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 282 pages ; 25 cm
Subjects:
United States -- Intellectual life -- 1783-1865.
United States -- Intellectual life -- 1865-1918.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City).
Contents:
The pursuit of science in America, 1815-1845
The scientific profession
The reign of Bacon in America
The philosophy in action
A deluge of facts
The limits of Baconianism: history and the imponderables
Finalism, positivism, and scientific explanation
The inductive process and the doctrine of analogy
Science, theology, and common sense.
Notes:
Based on the author's thesis, University of Iowa.
"Copyright ©1968 Columbia University Press"--verso of title page.
Index: pages [277]-282.
Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (pages [233]-276).
Local notes:
Kislak Center copy gifted by Dr. Mark B. Adams in 2018.
Kislak Center copy retains dust jacket. Has purchase receipt laid in.
Penn Provenance:
Adams, Mark B., (former owner) (Adams copy)
Penn Chronology:
1968
Contributor:
Columbia University. Press. publisher.
Mark B. Adams Emergence of Modern Science Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
173426
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