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... 213–20. Wolf Alexander , A History of Science, Technology and Philosophy in the 18th Century , 2nd edn rev. by Douglas McKie ( New York , 1952)....
... devastating critique of Bürger’s poems in 1791 still influences mainstream Nicolai, Friedrich Mosheim, Johann Lorenz von Humboldt, Alexander von Büsch, Johann Georg Burkhäuser, Nikolaus interpretations of literary scholarship. Nevertheless, Bürger’s...
... with the results of some experiments Smith had carried out for the Cattle Plague Commission in 1865. It also contained reference to Smith's 1854 joint patent with Alexander McDougall for a disinfectant powder. Air and Rain was probably his best-known...
... of the forty volumes of the Naturalist's Library (1833–43), and the republication of the works of Gilbert White and Alexander Wilson – he made the world of natural history available to a diverse audience at a time when interest in natural history...
...Haak, Theodore Theodore Haak was born on 25 July 1605 in Neuhausen, near Worms in Germany and died in London on 9 May 1690. He was buried in St Andrew’s Church, Holborn. His father, Theodor, was a theologian educated at Heidelberg...
... The Conflict between Atomism and Conservation Theory 1644–1860 ( New York and London, 1970). Whittaker Sir Edmund , A History of the Theories of Aether and Electricity , vol. 1 ( New York , 1960). Wolf Alexander , A History of Science, Technology and Philosophy in the 18th Century , 2nd edn, rev. by Douglas McKie , ( New York , 1952)....
...Southwell, Robert The son of Robert Southwell, an English diplomat in Ireland, Sir Robert Southwell was an MP, a Fellow of the Royal Society, and also a diplomat. He took his BA at Queen’s College, Oxford in 1655, entered Lincoln’s Inn...
...Maskelyne, Nevil Nevil Maskelyne was born in London on 6 October 1732 and died at the Greenwich Observatory on 9 February 1811. He was educated at Westminster School where he received a grounding in classics but also studied optics...
... Alexander , J.S. Mill Mill, John Stuart , Hamilton, William William Whewell Whewell, William , Kant, Spencer Spencer, Herbert , Ferrier , Hamilton , and conversation with his close friends Clifford Clifford, William Kingdon , Moulton...
...Keill, James James Jurin was born and died in London. He was educated at Christ’s Hospital and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he gained a BA in 1705, a Fellowship in 1706 and an MA in 1709. He became Master of Newcastle-upon-Tyne Grammar...