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POPULAR SCIENCE AND PUBLIC OPINION IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY FRANCE

MICHAEL R. LYNN

POPULAR SCIENCE AND PUBLIC OPINION IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY FRANCE

by MICHAEL R. LYNN

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Published by MANCHESTER UNIV PRESS in MANCHESTER, UK .
Written in English


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SeriesSTUDIES IN EARLY MODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY
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Open LibraryOL22735894M
ISBN 100719073731

This volume offers to general and specialist readers alike the fullest and most complete survey of the development of science in the eighteenth century. It is designed to be read as both a narrative and an interpretation, and also to be used as a work of reference. france physics public medicine eds example des. The book describes the innovations that enabled botany, in the Eighteenth century, to emerge as an independent science, independent from medicine and herbalism. This encompassed the development of a reliable system for plant classification and the invention of a nomenclature that could be universally applied and understood.

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In this Book. contents. View Citation; summary. This book analyses the forms of popular science, the social and economic status of those who practiced it and the audience, and the settings for scientific dissemination and by:   Buy Popular Science and Public Opinion in Eighteenth-Century France by Michael Lynn from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your Pages: In the eighteenth century, science entered the public imagination and became a part of the popular mentalité where it played an important mediating role in the appropriation of the Enlightenment within urban culture.

Voltaire had noted this as early as when he claimed, "everyone is pretending to be a geometer and a physicist.". The eighteenth century witnessed a growing public interest in natural philosophy. As one savant wrote, “physical phenomena gave [people] an indescribable pleasure.”¹ The practice of popularization formed an integral part of eighteenth-century urban culture and illustrates one instance of how individuals could gain access to science.

Michael R. Lynn. Popular Science and Public Opinion in Eighteenth‐Century France. ix + pp., bibl., index. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, $80 (cloth).

Popular science and public opinion in eighteenth-century France MICHAEL R. LYNN STUDIES IN EARLY MODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY Popular science and public opinion in eighteenth-century France LYNN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY PARISIANS found themselves inundated with popular science, designed to be both useful and by: The University of Chicago Press.

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# Science--France--Public opinion--Historyth century\/span>\n. This chapter concentrates on four of the territories of eighteenth-century natural knowledge: Newtonianism, agricultural technologies, medical books, and botany, or the natural knowledge.

It examines the career of Newtonianism, and suggests that the fried-egg model of knowledge production and diffusion may serve to foreshorten understandings of Cited by: 6. Popular science and public opinion in eighteenth-century France / Lynn Michael R., Manchester: Manchester University Press, Author: Miriam Nicoli.

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Cultural and Social History (): Working papers. Science and Spectacle in the European Enlightenment book. these are just a sample of the devices displayed in public demonstrations of science in the eighteenth century. Public and private demonstrations of natural philosophy in Europe then differed vastly from today's unadorned and anonymous laboratory experiments.

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StewartAuthor: JoAnn Palmeri. Popular Science and Public Opinion in Eighteenth-Century France avg rating — 0 ratings — published — 2 editions Want to Read saving. “Such Monsters Do Exist in Nature”: Mermaids, Tritons, and the Science of Wonder in Eighteenth-Century Europe - Volume 41 Issue 3 - Vaughn Scribner Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users Author: Vaughn Scribner.The discourse of sensibility was deployed very widely throughout the mid- to late-eighteenth century, particularly in France and Britain.

To inquire into the body of sensibility is then necessarily to enter into an interdisciplinary space and so to invite the plurality of methodological .Popular science and public opinion in eighteenth-century France.

Manchester, UK; New York: Manchester University Press; New York: Palgrave. Mason, Stephen F. A History of the Sciences. New York: Collier Books. McClellan, James E. III. Specialist Control: The Publications of the Académie Royale des Sciences (Paris),