Speculative Truth

Speculative Truth

Henry Cavendish, Natural Philosophy, and the Rise of Modern Theoretical Science

eBook - 2004
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With a never-before published paper by Lord Henry Cavendish, as well as a biography on him, this book offers a fascinating discourse on the rise of scientific attitudes and ways of knowing. A pioneering British physicist in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, Cavendish was widely considered to be the first full-time scientist in the modern sense. Through the lens of this unique thinker and writer, this book is about the birth of modern science.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2004
ISBN: 9781602569225
1602569223
9781280503092
1280503092
9780195186536
0195186532
9780195347807
0195347803
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (viii, 258 pages) : illustrations

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