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Purrington, Robert D.

The First Professional Scientist

Purrington, Robert D. - The First Professional Scientist, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Restoring Robert Hooke

2. Robert Hooke, Indefaticable Genius: Hooke and London

3.
Promoting Physico-Mathematical-Experimental Learning: Founding the Royal Society of London

4. Society of the Muses: The First Decade

5. Crisis and Consolidation: 1672–1687

6. The Society After the Principia: 1688–1703

7. Scientific Virtuoso: Hooke 1655–1687

8.
And all was Light: Hooke and Newton on Light and Color

9. The Nature of Things Themselves: Robert Hooke, Natural Philosopher

10. The System of the World: Hooke and Universal Gravitation, the Inverse-square Law, and Planetary Orbits

11. The Omnipotence of the Creator: Robert Hooke, Astronomer

12. The Last Remain: Hooke After the Principa, 1687–1703

13. Epilogue

Keywords: Science, general, History of Science

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Science Networks. Historical Studies
Page amount
300 pages
Categories
Natural Sciences
 
Technology, Energy, Traffic
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783034600378

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