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    The Possibility of Naturalism: A Philosophical Critique of the Contemporary Human Sciences.G. N. Cantor - 1982 - Philosophical Quarterly 32 (128):280-281.
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    The Edinburgh Phrenology Debate: 1803–1828.G. N. Cantor - 1975 - Annals of Science 32 (3):195-218.
    In the late 1810s and 1820s the Edinburgh phrenologists were largely concerned with trying to establish phrenology as the true science of mind. They challenged the accepted theories about the nature of mind and the brain; in turn, phrenology was attacked by the proponents of Scottish common-sense philosophy and by some medical men. The ensuing debate, which is discussed as an example of conflict between incommensurable world-views, involved a wide range of contentious theological, philosophical, scientific and methodological issues.
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    Henry Brougham and the Scottish Methodological Tradition.G. N. Cantor - 1971 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 2 (1):69.
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    A Critique of Shapin's Social Interpretation of the Edinburgh Phrenology Debate.G. N. Cantor - 1975 - Annals of Science 32 (3):245-256.
    While many aspects of Shapin's historical thesis are accepted, this paper raises objections to specific parts of his historical account, and also to the historiographical assumptions underlying his sociological programme. In particular, Shapin's claim to have explained the Edinburgh phrenology debate in social terms is analysed and rejected.
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    Companion to the History of Modern Science.R. C. Olby, G. N. Cantor, J. R. R. Christie & M. J. S. Hodge (eds.) - 1990 - Routledge.
    This invaluable resource is the first one-volume, in-depth, comprehensive history of modern science ever published.
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    William Robert Grove, the Correlation of Forces, and the Conservation of Energy.G. N. Cantor - 1975 - Centaurus 19 (4):273-290.
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    Essay Review: The Eighteenth Century Problem: The Ferment of Knowledge: Studies in the Historiography of Eighteenth Century ScienceThe Ferment of Knowledge: Studies in the Historiography of Eighteenth Century Science. Ed. By RousseauG. S. And PorterRoy . Pp. Xiii + 500. £25.G. N. Cantor - 1982 - History of Science 20 (1):44-63.
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    Berkeley, Reid, and the Mathematization of Mid-Eighteenth-Century Optics.G. N. Cantor - 1977 - Journal of the History of Ideas 38 (3):429.
    Berkeley's "new theory of vision" and, In particular, His sensationalist solution to the problem of judging distance and magnitude were discussed by many eighteenth-Century authors who faced a variety of problem situations. More specifically, Berkeley's theory fed into the debate over whether the phenomena of vision were susceptible to mathematical analysis or were experientially determined. In this paper a variety of responses to berkeley are examined, Concluding with thomas reid's attempt to distinguish physical optics (which can be analyzed geometrically) from (...)
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    The Historiography of ‘Georgian’ Optics.G. N. Cantor - 1978 - History of Science 16 (1):1-21.
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  10. Conceptions of Ether. Studies in the History of Ether Theories.G. N. Cantor & M. J. S. Hodge - 1985 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 36 (1):81-85.
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    Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries Scottish Philosophy and British Physics 1750–1880. A Study in the Foundations of the Victorian Scientific Style. By Richard Olson. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1975. Pp. Viii + 350. £11.00. [REVIEW]G. N. Cantor - 1977 - British Journal for the History of Science 10 (1):81-84.
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    Epistemological and Social Problems of the Sciences in the Early Nineteenth Century. [REVIEW]G. N. Cantor - 1984 - British Journal for the History of Science 17 (2):246-247.
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    General Studies in Perception. Interrelations in the History of Philosophy and Science. Edited by Peter K. Machamer and Robert G. Turnbull. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State University Press, 1978. Pp. X + 568. $30.00. [REVIEW]G. N. Cantor - 1980 - British Journal for the History of Science 13 (1):62-63.
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    Method in History: For and Against.G. N. Cantor - 1976 - History of Science 14 (4):265-276.
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    Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries The Discovery of the Conservation of Energy. By Yehuda Elkana. London: Hutchinson, 1974. Pp. X + 213. £4. [REVIEW]G. N. Cantor - 1975 - British Journal for the History of Science 8 (1):87-88.
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    Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries The Archives of the Royal Institution of Great Britain in Facsimile. Minutes of Managers' Meetings 1799–1900. Volumes I and II. Ed. By Frank Greenaway and G. A. Stollard. Ilkley: The Scolar Press, 1971. Pp. Viii + 280. No Price Stated for Individual Volumes. [REVIEW]G. N. Cantor - 1974 - British Journal for the History of Science 7 (1):92-93.
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  17. Roy Bhaskar, "The Possibility of Naturalism". [REVIEW]G. N. Cantor - 1982 - Philosophical Quarterly 32 (28):280.
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    Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries Electricity in the 17th and 18th Centuries: A Study of Early Modern Physics. By J. L. Heilbron. Berkeley, Los Angeles and London: University of California Press, 1979. Pp. Xiv + 606. $40.00/£24.00. [REVIEW]G. N. Cantor - 1980 - British Journal for the History of Science 13 (3):270-272.
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    Science in Culture - H. N. Jahnke and M. Otte , Epistemological and Social Problems of the Sciences in the Early Nineteenth Century. Dordrecht, Boston and London: D. Reidel Publishing Company, 1981. Pp. Xlii + 430. ISBN 90-277-1223-9. Dfl. 60.00, $31.50. [REVIEW]G. N. Cantor - 1984 - British Journal for the History of Science 17 (2):246-247.
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    Scientific Knowledge and Sociological Theory by Barry Barnes; The Interaction Between Science and Philosophy Edited by Y. Elkana; Against Method, Outline of an Anarchistic Theory of Knowledge by Paul Feyerabend.G. N. Cantor - 1976 - History of Science 14:265.
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    The Historiography of ‘Georgian’ Optics.G. N. Cantor - 1978 - History of Science 16 (1):1-21.
  22. Companion to the History of Modern Science.R. C. Olby, G. N. Cantor, J. R. R. Christie & M. J. S. Hodge - 1991 - Journal of the History of Biology 24 (2):345-347.
     
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