Buchwald, Jed Z.

A Master of Science History

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Table of contents

1. Publications by Charles Coulston Gillispie
Jed Z. Buchwald

2. A Professional Life in the History of Science*
Charles Coulston Gillispie

3. A Career in the History of Science as a Student of Charles Gillispie
Seymour H. Mauskopf

4. Charles Gillispie in the Digital Age
Jane Maienschein, Manfred D. Laubichler

5. Peking Man: New Light on an Old Discovery
Tore Frängsmyr

6. The Puzzle Picture of Lucretius: A Thriller from Herculaneum
Knut Kleve

Urania Propitia, Tabulae Rudophinae faciles redditae a Maria Cunitia Beneficent Urania, the Adaptation of the Rudolphine Tables by Maria Cunitz
N.M. Swerdlow

8. Simplicity in the Copernican Revolution: Galileo, Descartes, Newton
David B. Wilson

9. The Weekday Chemist: The Training of Aleksandr Borodin
Michael D. Gordin

10. The Genesis of Historical Research on the History of Geology, with Thoughts About Kirwan, de Luc, and Whiggery
David Oldroyd

11. Five Discourses of Bible and Science 1750–2000
Nicolaas A. Rupke

12. “Natural Theology of Industry” in Seventeenth-Century China?: Ideas About the Role of Heaven in Production Techniques in Song Yingxing’s Heaven’s Work in Opening Things (Tiangong kaiwu)
Yung Sik Kim

13. On the Role of the Ecole Polytechnique, 1794–1914, with Especial Reference to Mathematics
Ivor Grattan-Guinness

14. The Notion of Variation in Leibniz
Eberhard Knobloch

15. Founding Acts and Major Turning-Points in Arab Mathematics
Roshdi Rashed

16. Chemotherapy by Design
John E. Lesch

17. American Health Reformers and the Social Sciences in the Twentieth Century
Evan M. Melhado

18. Quantity and Polity: Asylum Statistics and the Drive for Medical Evidence
Theodore M. Porter

19. The Question of Efficacy in the History of Medicine
Nathan Sivin

20. Secrecy, Industry and Science. French Glassmaking in the Eighteenth Century
Marco Beretta

21. Balloons, Hydraulic Machines and Steam Engines at War and Peace: Jean-Pierre Campmas, a Visionary or an Inefficient Inventor?
Patrice Bret

22. Cauchy’s Theory of Dispersion Anticipated by Fresnel
Jed Z. Buchwald

23. Sadi Carnot on Political Economy. Science, Morals, and Public Policy in Restoration France
Robert Fox

Keywords: Humanities / Arts / Design, Humanities, general, Chemistry/Food Science, general, Entomology, Physics, general, Mathematics, general

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