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Author Mayhall, Laura E. Nym
Title Speculative Truth : Henry Cavendish, Natural Philosophy, and the Rise of Modern Theoretical Science
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2004
©2004
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Introduction -- Part One. Natural Philosophy -- 1. Natural Philosophers -- 2. Philosophies -- 3. Theories -- Part Two. A Great Question -- 4. Historical Setting of Heat and Mechanics -- 5. Henry Cavendish's Researches -- 6. The Mechanical Theory of Heat -- 7. The Question -- Appendix. Henry Cavendish's Manuscript on the Mechanical Theory of Heat -- Editorial Note -- Preliminary Sketch of the Manuscript -- Foul Copy of the Manuscript -- Revised Copy of the Manuscript -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y
List of IllustrationsPreface and AcknowledgmentsIntroductionPart One. Natural Philosophy1. Natural Philosophers2. Philosophies3. TheoriesPart Two. A Great Question4. Historical Setting of Heat and Mechanics5. Henry Cavendish's Researches6. The Mechanical Theory of Heat7. The QuestionAppendix. Henry Cavendish's Manuscript on the Mechanical Theory of HeatEditorial NotePreliminary Sketch of the ManuscriptFoul Copy of the ManuscriptFair Copy of the ManuscriptBibliographyEndnotes for Preface, Introduction, and Part OneEndnotes for Part TwoEndnotes for Appendix TextEndnotes for Appendix Document HeatIndex
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
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Subject Heat--History--18th century
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