Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-3 of 3 items

  • Keywords: Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

A New Chymical Light

Lawrence M. Principe

in The Transmutations of Chymistry: Wilhelm Homberg and the Académie Royale des Sciences

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226700786
eISBN:
9780226700816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226700816.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 4 recounts how Homberg’s social position changed dramatically at the start of the eighteenth century, and how that transformed his ability to pursue chymistry when Philippe II, Duc d’Orléans, ... More


Building a Scientific Community

Kelly Joan Whitmer

in The Halle Orphanage as Scientific Community: Observation, Eclecticism, and Pietism in the Early Enlightenment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226243771
eISBN:
9780226243801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226243801.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the efforts of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus and the first director of the Orphanage, August Hermann Francke, to devise a “new way” to teach ... More


The Halle Orphanage as Scientific Community: Observation, Eclecticism, and Pietism in the Early Enlightenment

Kelly Joan Whitmer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226243771
eISBN:
9780226243801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226243801.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Observing at the Orphanage uncovers the crucial contributions of Halle’s Orphanage to the broader scientific enterprise of the early eighteenth century. Founded by a group of German Lutherans known ... More


View: