A Preliminary Discourse on the Study of Natural Philosophy

University of Chicago Press (1830)
Originally published in 1830, this book can be called the first modern work in the philosophy of science, covering an extraordinary range of philosophical, methodological, and scientific subjects. "Herschel's book . . . brilliantly analyzes both the history and nature of science."--Keith Stewart Thomson, American Scientist.
Keywords Science Philosophy  Science History  Physics History  Astronomy History
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Call number Q175.H427 1987
ISBN(s) 0226327779   1178286746   1440053251   9780226327778
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