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The Romance of Science: Essays in Honour of Trevor H. Levere

Buchwald, Jed and Stewart, Larry (2017) The Romance of Science: Essays in Honour of Trevor H. Levere. Archimedes : New Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology. Vol.52. Springer , Cham, Switzerland. ISBN 978-3-319-58435-5. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20171214-074230254

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Abstract

The Romance of Science pays tribute to the wide-ranging and highly influential work of Trevor Levere, historian of science and author of Poetry Realised in Nature, Transforming Matter, Science and the Canadian Arctic, Affinity and Matter and other significant inquiries in the history of modern science. Expanding on Levere’s many themes and interests, The Romance of Science assembles historians of science -- all influenced by Levere's work -- to explore such matters as the place and space of instruments in science, the role and meaning of science museums, poetry in nature, chemical warfare and warfare in nature, science in Canada and the Arctic, Romanticism, aesthetics and morals in natural philosophy, and the “dismal science” of economics. The Romance of Science explores the interactions between science's romantic, material, institutional and economic engagements with Nature.


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Subject Keywords:History of chemistry; Romanticism; Medicine; Economic history; Chemical Masterpiece and Physical Axiom; Beddoes Effect; James Watt’s Copying Machine; Poetry in War; War in Nature; Vauban; Naturphilosophie; Clausewitz; Dismal Science of Economics; Origins of Big Science; Romanticism in Britain
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