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Age of Wonder How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science

Holmes, Richard Author

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Book Description Harper Press, London, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. pp. xxi 554, b/w and colour illustrations, ep maps, "This book tells the story of three remarkable scientific friendships during the Romantic Age in Britain. The astronomers William and Caroline Herschel, the chemists Humphry Davy and Michael Faraday and the medical scientists, John Abernethy and William Lawrence all challenged traditional ideas about human identity, morality and religious belief. They were pioneers in a time where distinctions between poetry, art and science were yet to take hold.Holmes captures an age on the cusp of modernity, when science and faith in God were mutually incompatible, and shows through the vivid dramas of his central relationships how ideas are nurtured, scientific discoverise made, and how religious faith and scientific truth collide.This book seeks to answer questions that are as relevant to us as they were to Coleridge’s generation: What are the sources of creativity? In what sense is there a human soul? Is it a fundamental mistake to regard science as a purely rational pursuit, or must we also recognise it as an imaginative and emotional one? With Holmes’s customary sense of place, personality, past and period, his ability to get to the heart of what drives a person, his sensitivity to human failings and desires, and his immense authority, this accessible and hugely readable book is breathtaking in its originality and its intellectual importance." Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 158974

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Book Description Harper Press, London, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: Excellent. Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Very Fine. pp XXI - 554, ill., bibliography. Weight : 955 gr. Catalogue 26162 S. Size: 8°. Bookseller Inventory # 005739

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Book Description Harper Press, London, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. Size: 170 x 240 mm. 556 pages. Item Type: Book. Dust Jacket is in as new condition, apart from normal shop shelf wear - contains no tears or chips or other damage. Book is in As New condition, by which we mean almost as if in its original new condition, but has very slight marks that are very difficult to notice. Buy with confidence, support a genuine Independent Bricks & Mortar Real Bookshop and help to preserve our High streets as interesting places to shop. We are Maynard & Bradley CAMBO & PBFA(now lapsed) members here in Leicester City Centre, UK +44 116 253 2712 Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Britain/UK; 1960s; Science & Technology. ISBN: 0007149522. ISBN/EAN: 9780007149520. Inventory No: 17798. Bookseller Inventory # 17798

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Book Description Pantheon, 2008, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. Like new condition. Bookseller Inventory # XX-198-22-2965002

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