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Dongen, Jeroen van

Epistemic Virtues in the Sciences and the Humanities

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Epistemic Virtues in the Sciences and the Humanities
Jeroen Dongen, Herman Paul

2. Confidence, Humility, and Hubris in Victorian Scientific Naturalism
Ian James Kidd

3. “Broken Symmetry”: Physics, Aesthetics, and Moral Virtue in Nuclear Age America
Jessica Wang

4. Religious and Scientific Virtues: Maxwell, Eddington, and Persistence
Matthew Stanley

5. The Epistemic Virtues of the Virtuous Theorist: On Albert Einstein and His Autobiography
Jeroen Dongen

6. Scholarly Vices: Boundary Work in Nineteenth-Century Orientalism
Christiaan Engberts, Herman Paul

7. Weber, Wöhler, and Waitz: Virtue Language in Late Nineteenth-Century Physics, Chemistry, and History
Herman Paul

8. Virtues of Courage and Virtues of Restraint: Tyndall, Tait and the Use of the Imagination in Late Victorian Science
Léjon Saarloos

9. The Adventurer and the Documentalist: Science and Virtue in Interwar Nature Protection
Raf Bont

10. “The Lonely Form Dies”: How Epistemic Virtues Connect Roman Jakobson’s New Science of Language and His Personality
Bart Karstens

11. Johan Rudolph Thorbecke’s Revenge: Objectivity and the Rise of the Dutch Nation State
Ad Maas

Keywords: History, History of Science, Historiography and Method, Intellectual Studies, History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics, History of Chemistry

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319488936
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-48892-9

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