Book ID: CBB000059521

William Whewell: A composite portrait (1991)


Fisch, Menachem (Editor)
Schaffer, Simon (Editor)

Clarendon Press

Publication Date: 1991
Physical Details: xiv + 403 pp.; notes; bibl.; index

Description Contents: Becher, Harvey W.: William Whewell's odyssey: From mathematics to moral philosophy. Fisch, Menachem: A philosopher's coming of age: A study in erotetic intellectual history. Cantor, Geoffrey N.: Between rationalism and romanticism: Whewell's historiography of the inductive sciences. Ruse, Michael: William Whewell: Omniscientist. Williams, Perry: Passing on the torch: Whewell's philosophy and the principles of English university education. Brooke, John Hedley: Indications of a creator: Whewell as apologist and priest. Yeo, Richard R.: William Whewell's philosophy of knowledge and its reception. Schaffer, Simon: The history and geography of the intellectual world: Whewell's politics of language. Wilson, David B.: Convergence: Metaphysical pleasure versus physical constraint. Hodge, M.J.S.: The history of the earth, life, and man: Whewell and palaetiological science. Fisch, Menachem: Antithetical knowledge. Buchdahl, Gerd: Deductivist versus inductivist approaches in the philosophy of science as illustrated by some controversies between Whewell and Mill. Wettersten, John, Agassi, Joseph: Whewell's problematic heritage.

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Authors & Contributors
Raphaël Sandoz
Ward, Zina B.
Wilson, David Ball
Whewell, William
Wettersten, John R.
Valone, David A.
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Rivista di Filosofia
Philosophia Naturalis
Perspectives on Science
Perspectives in Biology and Medicine
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
University of Chicago Press
University of Minnesota
University of Chicago
Philosophy of science
Science and religion
Philosophy of biology
Whewell, William
Mill, John Stuart
Herschel, John Frederick William
Darwin, Charles Robert
Schleiden, Matthias Jakob
Jones, Richard
Time Periods
19th century
17th century
Great Britain
British Isles
Cambridge University
Oxford University

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