Into the 'regions of physical and metaphysical chaos': Maxwell's scientific metaphysics and natural philosophy of action (agency, determinacy and necessity from theology, moral philosophy and history to mathematics, theory and experiment)

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DOI 10.1016/j.shpsa.2011.10.009
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