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A Vision of Modern Science

John Tyndall and the Role of the Scientist in Victorian Culture (Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology)

U. DeYoung


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An examination of a pivotal moment in the history of science through the career and cultural impact of the historically neglected Victorian physicist John Tyndall, establishing him as an important figure of the period, whose scientific discoveries and philosophy of science in society are still relevant today.

Palgrave MacMillan, 9781349292974, 270pp.

Publication Date: February 7, 2011

About the Author

Paul N. Bloom (Duke University) Edward Skloot (Duke University) Brett Smith (Miami University Funda Sezgi (IESE) Johanna Mair (IESE) Srikant M. Datar (Harvard University) Marc J. Epstein (Rice University) Kristi Yuthas (Portland State University) Debra E. Meyerson (Stanford University) Alexander Berger (Stanford University) Rand Quinn (Stanford University) John Elkington (Volans) Pamela Hartigan (Oxford University) Alejandro Litovsky (Volans) Jon Huggett (University of New South Wales) Scott L. Newbert (Villanova University) Ronald Paul Hill (Villanova University) Imran Chowdhury (ESSEC) Filipe Santos (INSEAD) Lauren Trabold (Baruch College) Paul Bloom (Duke University) Lauren Block (Baruch College) Minette E. Drumwright (University of Texas) Mercedes Duchicela (University of Texas) David T. Robinson (Duke University) Cornelia Pechmann (University of California, Irvine) J. Craig Andrews (Marquette University)