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    Title
    Experimental philosophy and the birth of empirical science : Boyle, Locke, and Newton
    Author
    Ben-Chaim, Michael.

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    Personal Author:
    Ben-Chaim, Michael.
    Title:
    Experimental philosophy and the birth of empirical science : Boyle, Locke, and Newton / Michael Ben-Chaim.
    Publication info:
    Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2004.
    Physical description:
    222 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
    Content type:
    text
    Medium:
    unmediated
    Format:
    volume
    Bibliography note:
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
    Contents:
    Introduction : The historical sociology of scientific explanations -- The break with the philosophical discourse on nature : the discovery of electrical conductivity -- Explanation and experimentation transformed : Newton's studies on spectral colors -- The public transaction of Newton's optical research -- Remodeling human understanding : Locke's laboratory of the mind -- Locke's doctrine of the faithful mind -- Experimental philosophy : the gospel according to Boyle -- Science as an institution of human understanding.
    Subject term:
    Science--Methodology--History--17th century.
    Subject term:
    Science--Philosophy--History--17th century.
    LCCN:
    2003025788
    ISBN:
    0754640914 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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