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The Resource The diffident naturalist : Robert Boyle and the philosophy of experiment, Rose-Mary Sargent

The diffident naturalist : Robert Boyle and the philosophy of experiment, Rose-Mary Sargent

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The diffident naturalist : Robert Boyle and the philosophy of experiment
Title
The diffident naturalist
Title remainder
Robert Boyle and the philosophy of experiment
Statement of responsibility
Rose-Mary Sargent
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a provocative reassessment of one of the quintessential figures of early modern science, Rose-Mary Sargent explores Robert Boyle's philosophy of experiment, a central aspect of his life and work that became a model for mid- to late seventeenth-century natural philosophers and for many who followed them. Sargent examines the philosophical, legal, experimental, and religious traditions--among them English common law, alchemy, medicine, and Christianity--that played a part in shaping Boyle's experimental thought and practice. The roots of his philosophy in his early life and education, in his re
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sargent, Rose-Mary
Dewey number
530/.092
Index
index present
LC call number
Q143.B77
LC item number
S27 1995eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Science and its conceptual foundations
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boyle, Robert
  • Scientists
  • Boyle, Robert
  • Boyle, Robert
  • Boyle, Robert
  • SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • SCIENCE
  • Scientists
  • Great Britain
  • Natuurwetenschappen
  • Natuurfilosofie
  • Experimenten
  • Experiment
  • Philosophie
  • Biografie
Label
The diffident naturalist : Robert Boyle and the philosophy of experiment, Rose-Mary Sargent
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-335) and index
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Learning from the Past. 1. The Philosophical Tradition. 2. The Legal Tradition. 3. The Experimental Tradition -- pt. II. Being a Christian Virtuoso. 4. Natural Theology. 5. Biblical Hermeneutics -- pt. III. Acting Experimentally. 6. Observing. 7. Experimenting. 8. Writing -- Conclusion: The Experimental Process
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695993898
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 355 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226735627
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)695993898
Label
The diffident naturalist : Robert Boyle and the philosophy of experiment, Rose-Mary Sargent
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-335) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Learning from the Past. 1. The Philosophical Tradition. 2. The Legal Tradition. 3. The Experimental Tradition -- pt. II. Being a Christian Virtuoso. 4. Natural Theology. 5. Biblical Hermeneutics -- pt. III. Acting Experimentally. 6. Observing. 7. Experimenting. 8. Writing -- Conclusion: The Experimental Process
Control code
695993898
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 355 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226735627
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)695993898

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