Book ID: CBB000075169

German essays on science in the 19th century (1996)


Schirmacher, Wolfgang (Editor)


Publication Date: 1996
Physical Details: xii + 313 pp.; bibl.

Description Contents: Alexander Von Humboldt: Reflections on the enjoyment presented to us by nature. Lorenz Oken: On the utility of natural history. Carl Ritter: Attempt at a general comparative geography. Leonhard Euler: Of mathematics in general. Karl Friedrich Gauss: Foundations of mathematics. Justus Von Liebig: On the study of the natural sciences. Adelbert Von Chamisso: A survey of botany and the plant kingdom. Christoph Von Hufeland: Duration of the life of plants. Alfred E. Brehm: The importance of birds in the economy of nature. Rudolf Virchow: The task of the natural sciences. Paul Ehrlich: On immunity with special reference to cell life. Hermann Von Helmholtz: The physiological causes of harmony in music. Adam MÜller: On the art of listening. Georg Christoph Lichtenberg: On physiognomy. Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi: The art of human education. Johann Jakob Bachofen: My life in retrospect. Leopold Von Ranke: History and philosophy. Jacob Burckhardt: On fortune and misfortune in history. Rudolf Von Ihering: The struggle for law. Friedrich Carl Von Savigny: Origin of positive law. Carl Von Clausewitz: On military genius. Friedrich List: Labor and the division of labor. Ernst Abbe: Profit sharing in large industry. Joseph Von Fraunhoffer: Of the refractive and the dispersive power of glass. Gottfried Daimler: On the novelty of my patent number 28022: A reply. Werner Von Siemens: Science, technology, and organization.

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Biagioli, Mario
Latour, Bruno
Haraway, Donna Jeanne
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