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Science and Irrationalism in Liberal Vienna, 1848–1900

in Eros and Inwardness in Vienna: Weininger, Musil, Doderer

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226496474
eISBN:
9780226496481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226496481.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The years between 1848 and 1900 were given their distinctive quality by the German-speaking bürgerlich (or bourgeois) elites, who took the lead economically and intellectually, and for a time, ... More


Vienna in the Age of Uncertainty: Science, Liberalism, and Private Life

Deborah R. Coen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226111728
eISBN:
9780226111780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226111780.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book traces the vital and varied roles of science through the story of three generations of the eminent Exner family, whose members included Nobel Prize-winning biologist Karl Frisch, the ... More


Memory Images: Models of Reason in the Liberal Age

in Vienna in the Age of Uncertainty: Science, Liberalism, and Private Life

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226111728
eISBN:
9780226111780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226111780.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the model of the reasoning mind. Hunting was a favorite pastime among the Exner men. It was also a favorite diversion of Crown Prince Rudolph, Adolf Exner's former pupil. As an ... More


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