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Experimental philosophy and the birth of empirical science : Boyle, Locke, and Newton / Michael Ben-Chaim.

Author/Creator:
Ben-Chaim, Michael., author.
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (231 pages) : illustrations
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Subjects:
Science -- Methodology -- History -- 17th century.
Science -- Philosophy -- History -- 17th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
1. Introduction : the historical sociology of scientific explanations
2. The break with the philosophical discourse on nature : the discovery of electrical conductivity
3. Explanation and experimentation transformed : Newton's studies of spectral colors
4. The public transaction of Newton's optical research
5. Remodeling human understanding : Locke's laboratory of the mind
6. Locke's doctrine of the faithful mind
7. Experimental philosophy : the gospel according to Boyle
8. Science as an institution of human understanding : conclusions.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
First published 2004 by Ashgate Publishing.
ISBN:
1-351-93775-8
1-315-25567-7
OCLC:
975223161
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9781315255675 doi