A Vision of Modern Science

John Tyndall and the Role of the Scientist in Victorian Culture

  • Authors
  • Ursula DeYoung

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Ursula DeYoung
    Pages 1-18
  3. Ursula DeYoung
    Pages 19-58
  4. Ursula DeYoung
    Pages 89-129
  5. Ursula DeYoung
    Pages 131-170
  6. Ursula DeYoung
    Pages 171-204
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 219-270

About this book


An examination of a pivotal moment in the history of science through the career and cultural impact of the historically neglected Victorian physicist John Tyndall, establishing him as an important figure of the period, whose scientific discoveries and philosophy of science in society are still relevant today.


philosophy of science reform science

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2011
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-29297-4
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-11805-8
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