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The Resource Reforming philosophy : a Victorian debate on science and society, Laura J. Snyder, (electronic resource)

Reforming philosophy : a Victorian debate on science and society, Laura J. Snyder, (electronic resource)

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Reforming philosophy : a Victorian debate on science and society
Title
Reforming philosophy
Title remainder
a Victorian debate on science and society
Statement of responsibility
Laura J. Snyder
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Victorian period in Britain was an "age of reform."€ It is therefore not surprising that two of the era's most eminent intellects described themselves as reformers. Both William Whewell and John Stuart Mill believed that by reforming philosophy--including the philosophy of science--they could effect social and political change. But their divergent visions of this societal transformation led to a sustained and spirited controversy that covered morality, politics, science, and economics. Situating their debate within the larger context of Victorian society and its concerns, Reforming Phil
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Snyder, Laura J
Dewey number
192
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Mill, John Stuart
  • Whewell, William
  • Philosophy, English
  • Science
  • Political science
Label
Reforming philosophy : a Victorian debate on science and society, Laura J. Snyder, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-364) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Whewell and the reform of inductive philosophy
  • Mill's radicalization of induction
  • Reforming science
  • Reforming culture : morality and politics
  • Reforming political economy
Control code
ocn692205233
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 386 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226767352
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)692205233
Label
Reforming philosophy : a Victorian debate on science and society, Laura J. Snyder, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-364) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Whewell and the reform of inductive philosophy
  • Mill's radicalization of induction
  • Reforming science
  • Reforming culture : morality and politics
  • Reforming political economy
Control code
ocn692205233
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 386 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226767352
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)692205233

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