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History of the inductive sciences

William Whewell

History of the inductive sciences

from the earliest to the present time.

by William Whewell

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Published by Parker in London .
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Inductive sciences synonyms, Inductive sciences pronunciation, Inductive sciences translation, English dictionary definition of Inductive sciences. those sciences which admit of, and employ, the inductive method, as astronomy, botany, chemistry, etc. This book reproduces the text of the original edition. The content and language reflect the beliefs, practices and terminology of their time, and have not been updated. Cambridge University Press wishes to make clear that the book, unless originally published by Cambridge, is not being republished by, in association or collaboration with, or. HISTORY OF THE INDUCTIVE SCIENCES, From the Earliest to the Present Times, In Three Volumes. Author Whewell, Rev. William Book condition Used Binding Hardcover Publisher London: John W. Parker, West Strand, Bookseller catalogs Science; Note May be a multi-volume set and require additional postage.


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Whewell attempts to follow Bacon's plan for discovery of an effectual art of discovery. In his Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences he coins the term "consilience" the principle that evidence from independent, unrelated sources can 'converge' to strong conclusions.

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Parker, Author: Will Whewell. History of the Inductive Sciences () The Wonders of Optics () Prismatic and Diffraction Spectra: Memoirs () A History of the Theories of Aether and Electricity from the Age of Descartes to the Close of the Nineteenth Century () The Rainbow: From Myth to Mathematics () Tunable Laser Optics () 2 See.

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Condition: Very Good. A charming rebound set, containing second edition copies of two of William Whewell's best known works: 'The Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences' and 'The History of the Inductive Sciences'.

William Whewell was a renowned philosopher and historian, best remembered for his writings on ethics and the theory of. The work was intended as the 'moral' to his three-volume History of the Inductive Sciences (), which is also reissued in this series.

Building on philosophical foundations laid by Immanuel Kant and Francis Bacon, Whewell opens with the aphorism 'Man is the Interpreter of Nature, Science the right interpretation'.Pages: But as with one of these writers, Dr.

Whewell, he has occasion frequently to express differences of opinion, it is more particularly incumbent on him in this place to declare, that without the aid derived from the [pg ] facts and ideas contained in that gentleman's “History of the Inductive Sciences,” the corresponding portion of this.While the first two columns of this chart, though slightly simplified, are displayed almost as such in a table of the Philosophy of Inductive Sciences, it was necessary to reconstruct the latter two columns from the contents of Whewell's disciplinary structure is intended by its author to constitute a fully-fledged philosophical system of the sciences: “an exposition and discussion Cited by: 3.