Romanticism in science : science in Europe, 1790-1840 / edited by Stefano Poggi and Maurizio Bossi ; with the editorial assistance of Berendina van Straalen.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Dordrecht [The Netherlands] ; Boston : Kluwer Academic, c1994.
Description
xv, 245 p. ; 23 cm.

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Subject(s)
Related name
Series
Boston studies in the philosophy of science ; v. 152 [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Wechselwirkung in the life and other sciences : a word, new claims and a concept around 1800 ... and much later / Gerhard H. Müller -- Geometry and "metaphysics of space" in Gauss and Riemann / Umberto Bottazzini -- Romanticism versus Enlightenment : Sir Humphry Davy's idea of chemical philosophy / Ferdinando Abbri -- Lamarck and the birth of biology 1740-1810 / Giulio Barsanti -- On the origin of romantic biology and its further development at the University of Jena between 1790 and 1850 / Ilse Jahn -- "Nature is an organized whole" : J. F. Fries's reformulation of Kant's philosophy of organism / Frederick Gregory -- The anthropological theory of Johann Friedrich Blumenbach / Stefano Fabri Bertoletti -- Soemmerring, Kant and the organ of the soul / Luigi Marino -- Neurology and biology in the Romantic Age in Germany : Carus, Burdach, Gall, von Baer / Stefano Poggi.
  • From romantic Naturphilosophie to a theory of scientific method for the medical disciplines / William R. Woodward and Reinhardt Pester -- Romanticism and Dutch scientists / H. A. M. Snelders -- The unity of teaching and research / Rudolf Stichweh -- Linguistics and modern philology in Germany 1800-1840 as 'scientific' subjects and as university disciplines / Hans Helmut Christmann -- The unity of nature and mind : Gustav Theodor Fechner's non-reductive materialism / Michael Heidelberger.
ISBN
079232336X (alk. paper)
LCCN
93001728
OCLC
28016258
RCP
N - O