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Defining Science: William Whewell, Natural Knowledge and Public Debate in Early Victorian Britain

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Defining Science deals with the major role of the historian and philosopher of science, William Whewell, in early Victorian debates about the nature of science and its moral and cultural value. Richard Yeo also examines the different forms or genres in which science was discussed in the public sphere--most crucially in the Victorian review journals, but also in ...more
Hardcover, 298 pages
Published January 13th 2012 by Cambridge University Press (first published August 27th 1993)
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