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The Fortunes of Raymundus: Newton’s Late Florilegia

William R. Newman

in Newton the Alchemist

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691174877
eISBN:
9780691185033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174877.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines Newton's take on the substantial alchemical corpus ascribed to the high medieval Mallorcan philosopher Ramon Lull. It begins with a brief consideration of the Epistola ad ... More


Perrault, Duverney, and Animal Mechanism

Anita Guerrini

in The Courtiers' Anatomists: Animals and Humans in Louis XIV's Paris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226247663
eISBN:
9780226248332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226248332.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Known as the “anatomiste des courtisans” (the courtiers’ anatomist) for his instruction of the Dauphin, Duverney, unlike other members of the Academy, only dissected. This chapter examineshis ... More


The Devil's Opera: Fantastic Physiospiritualism

in The Romantic Machine: Utopian Science and Technology after Napoleon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226812205
eISBN:
9780226812229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226812229.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

During the late nineteenth century in France, the epistemologist Gaston Bachelard introduced the notion of phénoménotechniques to describe the distinctive mode of knowledge that came of age in the ... More


Conclusion: Afterlives of the Romantic Machine

in The Romantic Machine: Utopian Science and Technology after Napoleon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226812205
eISBN:
9780226812229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226812229.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The French Revolution of 1848 was triggered in part by injustices and miseries associated with the emerging industrial regime. Yet reformers such as Victor Considerant, Louis Blanc, Flora Tristan, ... More


The Summation of Pleasures

Marjorie Senechal

in I Died for Beauty: A Biography of Dorothy Wrinch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199732593
eISBN:
9780190254353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199732593.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter details Bertrand Russell imprisonment in Brixton Prison in London in 1918; Dot's letter to Russell reporting on a joint session in London of the Aristotelian Society, the British ... More


“Linus and Dorothy”: The Opera, with Talkback

Marjorie Senechal

in I Died for Beauty: A Biography of Dorothy Wrinch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199732593
eISBN:
9780190254353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199732593.003.0016
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter imagines Dorothy Wrinch's epic battle with Linus Pauling as an opera with four acts. It focuses on the imagined Act II, when in 1938, Linus, an ambitious, young American chemist, ... More


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