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Introduction A Scientific Dynasty

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/9780226111780.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter takes up the story of the Exners, Vienna's foremost scientific dynasty. It also utilizes the story of the scientific dynasty to chart the evolution of a form of authority specific to 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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