Retailer of the sciences. Wheelwright of the Heavens. The meandering microcosm.
Experimental Philosophy Exhibition. From Natural History to Science. John Locke Resources
Experimental Philosophy Exhibition. John Locke Resources. Leeuwenhoek Centraal. In this post we turn to one of the last of the course books published in the century, namely George Adams Junior’s 5 volume Lectures on Natural and Experimental Philososphy, first published in 1794. Before turning to the contents of this work, however, it is worth noting that 48 of the 100 works, that is nearly half of them, were published in the last 15 years of the century.
Printing had many effects on Natural Philosophy
Biobibliography of British Mathematics and its Applications Part Il 1701–1760, Letchworth, 1988. Printing had many effects on Natural Philosophy. It meant syllabuses and books, some published by the lecturers under discussion but there were a host of others, the text of lectures by Desaguliers, 'sGravesande, Nollet, for example.
Adams, George, Lectures on natural & experimental philosophy.
Product: book ISBN-10: 509312-1-7 ISBN-13: 9780950931210 Publisher: . Millburn Year: 1985 Number of pages: 15 Weight: 503 gr Binding/Media: paperback. Adams, George, Lectures on natural & experimental philosophy.
George Adams the younger (1750–1795) was an English optician and writer. Lectures on Natural and Experimental Philosophy, in five volumes (1794)
George Adams the younger (1750–1795) was an English optician and writer. He was mathematical instrument maker to George III of England, succeeding his father George Adams in the post Around 1770, Adams invented the lucernal microscope, a type of projection microscope where the image is projected on a screen by a large oil lamp, as to make it easier to draw or trace the image. Lectures on Natural and Experimental Philosophy, in five volumes (1794)
R. Hindmarsh, 1794 - Science. Appears in 353 books from 1776-2008.
R. Page 363 - But in the way in which this business is now carried on, not only the whole work is a peculiar trade, but it is divided into a number of branches, of which the greater part are likewise peculiar trades. Appears in 236 books from 1776-2008 the invention of a great number of machines which facilitate and abridge labour, and enable one man to do the work of many. Appears in 355 books from 1776-2008.
2 John R. Millburn, Adams of Fleet Street: Instrument . Millburn, Adams of Fleet Street: Instrument Makers to King George III (Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2000), 19. Stafford addresses this public interest in science in her book, Artful Science: Enlightenment Entertainment and the Eclipse of Visual Education.
Seite 58 - If a thousand of the greatest wits that ever the world produced were, without any previous knowledge in anatomy, to sit down and contrive how, and by what internal organs the various functions of the human body are carried on ; how the blood is made to circulate, and the limbs to move, they would not in a thousand years hit upon.
Two brothers, Stephen and John Montgolfier, natives. Sold by the author, 1794. Владелец оригинала: Нью-Йоркская публичная библиотека. Встречается в книгах (12) с 1794 по 1827.