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The History of Science 1700-1900 complete with CDs. The Great Courses: Science & Mathematics.

Gregory, Frederick

ISBN 10: 1565858379 / ISBN 13: 9781565858374
Published by The Teaching Company., 2003
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Professor Gregory has taught History of Science at University of Florida for 25 years. Very engaging. Has won several teaching awards. Near fine. 18 CDs with softcover course guidebook. Complete. Bookseller Inventory # 026618

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Title: The History of Science 1700-1900 complete ...

Publisher: The Teaching Company.

Publication Date: 2003

Edition: 1st edition.

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18 Audio CDs (36 lectures, 30 minutes/lecture) Course Lecture Titles 1. Science in the 18th and 19th Centuries 2. Consolidating Newton's Achievement 3. Theories of the Earth 4. Grappling with Rock Formations 5. Alchemy under Pressure 6. Lavoisier and the New French Chemistry 7. The Classification of Living Things 8. How the Embryo Develops 9. Medical Healers and Their Roles 10. Mesmerism, Science, and the French Revolution 11. Explaining Electricity 12. The Amazing Achievements of Galvani and Volta 13. Biology is Born 14. Alternative Visions of Natural Science 15. A World of Prehistoric Beasts 16. Evolution French Style 17. The Catastrophist Synthesis 18. Exploring the World 19. A Victorian Sensation 20. The Making of The Origin of Species 21. Troubles with Darwin's Theory 22. Science, Life, and Disease 23. Human Society and the Struggle for Existence 24. Whither God? 25. Forces, Forces Everywhere 26. Electromagnetism Changes Everything 27. French Insights About Heat 28. New Institutions of Natural Science 29. The Conservation of What? 30. Culture Wars and Thermodynamics 31. Scientific Materialism at Mid-Century 32. The Mechanics of Molecules 33. Astronomical Achievement 34. The Extra-Terrestrial Life Fiasco 35. Catching Up With Light 36. The End of Science?

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