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- DescriptionCabinets of Experimental Philosophy in Eighteenth-Century Europe explains how collections of instruments for demonstrating the principles of Newtonian science were offered successfully to a broad public audience and formed the basis of an intellectual, educational and cultural movement that spread across Europe.
- Author BiographyJim Bennett is Visiting Keeper at the Science Museum, London. He was formerly Director of the Museum of the History of Science and Professor of the History of Science in the University of Oxford. He is a previous President of the Scientific Instrument Commission. Sofia Talas is Curator of the Museum of the History of Physics at the University of Padua. Her main research interests are in the history of scientific instruments and the history of physics. She is President of Universeum (European Network for University Heritage) and a board member of the History of Physics Group of the European Physical Society.
- Date of Publication21/06/2013
- GenreRegional History
- Series TitleHistory of Science and Medicine Library / Scientific Instruments and Collections
- Series Part/Volume Number40/3
- Place of PublicationLeiden
- Country of PublicationNetherlands
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight605 g
- Width160 mm
- Height240 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Volume editorJim Bennett,Sofia Talas
- Series Edited byGiorgio Strano
- Format DetailsLaminated cover
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