Last edited by Arasho
Monday, July 20, 2020 | History

6 edition of Materials in Eighteenth-Century Science: A Historical Ontology (Transformations: Studies in the History of Science and Technology) found in the catalog.

Materials in Eighteenth-Century Science: A Historical Ontology (Transformations: Studies in the History of Science and Technology)

by Ursula Klein

  • 50 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of science,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • History,
  • Science / History,
  • 18th century,
  • Chemistry,
  • Classification of sciences,
  • Ontology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages355
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10237239M
    ISBN 100262113066
    ISBN 109780262113069

    Lefèvre, Materials in Eighteenth-Century Science: A Historical Ontology (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, ), part II; Jessica Riskin, “Rival Idioms for a Revolutionized Science and Republican Citizenry,” Isis 89 (): –32; Lissa Roberts, “Setting the Table: The Disciplinary Development of Eighteenth-Century Chemistry as. Annals of Science. Impact Factor. Search in: Advanced search. Submit an article Materials in Eighteenth-Century Science. A Historical Ontology. Maurice Crosland. Book Review: Ancient Science and Medicine. book review. Explaining .

    Hardly any material properties studied in the second half of the eighteenth century were, or could have been, conceived in mechanical terms. Kant's concern with teleology is tangential to the problems facing a general matter theory grounded in mechanics, for the most pressing issues have nothing to Cited by: 1. Cambridge Core - History of Science and Technology - The Cambridge History of Science - edited by Roy Porter.

    The relationship of the current technosciences and the older engineering sciences, examined through the history of the “useful” sciences in Prussia. Do today's technoscientific disciplines—including materials science, genetic engineering, nanotechnology, and robotics—signal a radical departure from traditional science? In Technoscience in History, Ursula Klein argues that these novel. book Materials in Eighteenth-Century Science: A Historical Ontology” (, co-authored with Wolfgang Lefèvre) brilliantly examines methods of identification and classification of materials, for example, by composition or by provenance, and the everyday practices of chemists in the.


Share this book
You might also like
Poor Clare.

Poor Clare.

Dead of night

Dead of night

St. Georges day

St. Georges day

handsome Humes.

handsome Humes.

Television plays for writers

Television plays for writers

Levinass Jewish thought

Levinass Jewish thought

Big Gigantic Coloring Books

Big Gigantic Coloring Books

Burra and district

Burra and district

Womens art magazine.

Womens art magazine.

Boiled molecules

Boiled molecules

Sino-Japanese conflict.

Sino-Japanese conflict.

Materials in Eighteenth-Century Science: A Historical Ontology (Transformations: Studies in the History of Science and Technology) by Ursula Klein Download PDF EPUB FB2

Buy Materials in Eighteenth-Century Science: A Historical Ontology (Transformations: Studies in the History of Science and Technology) on FREE SHIPPING on qualified ordersCited by: In the eighteenth century, chemistry was the science of materials.

Chemists treated mundane raw materials and chemical substances as multidimensional objects of inquiry that could be investigated in both practical and theoretical contexts—as useful commodities, perceptible objects of nature, and entities with hidden and imperceptible features.

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) engages with the research community and broader public, and is committed to open access.

This section provides access to published research results and electronic sources in the history of science. It is also a platform for sharing ongoing research projects that develop digital tools. In the eighteenth century, chemistry was the science of materials.

Chemists treated mundane raw materials and chemical substances as multidimensional objects of inquiry that could be investigated in both practical and theoretical contexts--as useful commodities, perceptible objects of nature, and entities with hidden and imperceptible : Materials in Eighteenth-Century Science by Ursula Klein,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Ursula Klein and Wolfgang Lefèvre's Materials in Eighteenth-Century Science: A Historical Ontology (MIT Press, ) is an in-depth history of how chemists understood, identified, classified and studied materials objects during the eighteenth century.

The authors argue that by examining the important historical contexts of how chemists dealt with material substances during this period, we can better understand both materials science.

A history of raw materials and chemical substances from the late seventeenth to theearly nineteenth centuries that scrutinizes the modes of identification and classification used bychemists and learned practitioners of the period, examining the ways in which their practices andunderstanding of the material objects changed.

Ursula Klein is senior research scholar at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science and the co-author of Materials in Eighteenth-Century Science: A Historical Ontology and the author of Experiment, Models, Paper Tools: Cultures of Organic Chemistry in the Nineteenth Century.E.

Spary is lecturer in the history of eighteenth-century medicine at the Wellcome Trust for the History of Author: E. Spary. [Book Review: Historical Ontology] Book Review:For an Ontology of Morals: A Critique of Contemporary Ethical Theory.

URSULA KLEIN - WOLFGANG LEFVRE, Materials in Eighteenth-Century Science Author: Muhammad Ali Khalidi. Book project (Ursula Klein, in collaboration with Wolfgang Lefèvre): Shifting Ontologies: Materials in Eighteenth-Century Science. The book interweaves three historical and philosophical themes: the ontology of materials, modes of classifying materials, and the science of materials from the late seventeenth century until the early nineteenth.

Materials in eighteenth-century science [electronic resource]: a historical ontology / Ursula Klein and Wolfgang Lefèvre. Main author: Klein, Ursula, Corporate Author: Ebook Central Academic Complete., ProQuest (Firm) Other authors: Lefèvre, Wolfgang, Format: eBook Online access.

Materials in eighteenth-century science: a historical ontology. [Ursula Klein; Wolfgang Lefèvre] -- In this history of materials, the authors link chemical science with chemical technology, challenging our current understandings of objects in the history of science and the distinction between.

Materials in eighteenth-century science: a historical ontology. [Ursula Klein; Wolfgang Lefèvre] -- A history of raw materials and chemical substances from the late seventeenth to the early nineteenth centuries that scrutinizes the modes of identification and classification used by chemists and.

In their new book Materials in Eighteenth-Century Science: A Historical Ontology, Ursula Klein and Wolfgang Lefèvre draw the study of 18th-century chemistry away from abstract models—“atoms, corpuscles, and Newtonian Forces”—and root it instead in a complex world of materials: balsams, resins, fats, salts, alloys, mineral acids, roots, leaves, bones, hair, and blood.

Throughout the 18th century. Ursula Klein is senior research scholar at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science and the co-author of Materials in Eighteenth-Century Science: A Historical Ontology and the author of Experiment, Models, Paper Tools: Cultures of Organic Chemistry in the Nineteenth Century.E.

Spary is lecturer in the history of eighteenth-century medicine at the Wellcome Trust for the History. Materials in Eighteenth-Century Science: A Historical Ontology by Ursula Klein and Wolfgang Lefèvre. By Georgette Taylor. Topics: History of science, History of chemistry, Author: Georgette Taylor.

Materials in Eighteenth-Century Science: A Historical Ontology (review) Overall, this ambitious, rich collection of essays by a group of colleagues with a strong investment in this research project is an important collection not only for historians of science and culture, but also for literary scholars of any era who are interested in heredity.

Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link)Author: U. Klein and W. Lefèvre.

In Materials in Eighteenth-Century Science, Ursula Klein and Wolfgang Lefe `vre propose an investigation of the history of chemical substances understood as ‘multidimensional objects of inquiry that could be investigated in practical and theoretical contexts and that amalgamated perceptible and imperceptible, useful and philosophical, technological and scientific, social and natural features’.

A material perspective on 18th-century chemistry Ursula Klein and Wolfgang Lefèvre: Materials in eighteenth-century science: a historical ontology. The MIT Author: Jonathan Simon. In their recent book Materials in Eighteenth Century Science, Ursula Klein and Wolfgang Lefèvre argue that eighteenth century chemistry was primarily a science based upon the knowledge of materials.

Lefevre W () Materials in eighteenth century science. A historical ontology. MIT Press, Cambridge, One of These Things is Just Like Author: Matthew Paskins.Book Reviews.

Heredity Produced: At the Crossroads of Biology, Materials in Eighteenth-Century Science: A Historical Ontology by Ursula Klein, Wolfgang Lefèvre. Materials in Eighteenth-Century Science: A Historical Ontology by Ursula Klein, Wolfgang Lefèvre (pp. ).Psychology considered as a natural science began as Aristotelian "physics" or "natural philosophy" of the soul.

C. Wolff placed psychology under metaphysics, coordinate with cosmology.