Speculative Truth: Henry Cavendish, Natural Philosophy, and the Rise of Modern Theoretical Science

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With a never-before published paper by Lord Henry Cavendish, as well as a biography on him, this book offers a fascinating discourse on the rise of scientific attitudes and ways of knowing. A pioneering British physicist in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, Cavendish was widely considered to be the first full-time scientist in the modern sense. Through the lens of this unique thinker and writer, this book is about the birth of modern science.

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Russell McCormmach is at University of Oregon (Emeritus).

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"The hundreds of references in the notes and the extensive bibliography are a researcher's paradise...[H]ighly recommended."--CHOICE


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