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Competing to Popularize Newtonian Philosophy
In January and February 1720 John Theophilus Desaguliers, a fellow of the Royal Society and a popular lecturer and experimenter, engaged in a public argument with two booksellers, William Mears andExpand
Bipartisan politics and practical knowledge: advertising of public science in two London newspapers, 1695–1720
  • J. Wigelsworth
  • Medicine, Sociology
  • The British Journal for the History of Science
  • 15 July 2008
Abstract This article explores the enticement of consumers for natural philosophy (buyers of books, audiences at public lectures and purchasers of instruments) in London between 1695 and 1720 throughExpand
Science and Technology in Medieval European Life
Despite the popular view of medieval Europe as a Dark Age of intellectual stagnation, scientific and technological achievement thrived during this time. As any vacationer to Europe knows, churchesExpand
Selling Science in the Age of Newton: Advertising and the Commoditization of Knowledge
Contents: Introduction Advertisements in the Philosophical Transactions Newspapers and bipartisan advertisement Daily newspapers and advertisements as science texts Navigation and newsprint:Expand
Deism in Enlightenment England
A History of Science in Society: From Philosophy to Utility (review)
university of toronto quarterly, volume 75, number 1, winter 2006 borated the genre of the photo-essay in an attempt to represent the experience of migrant workers in Europe. Nevertheless, TheExpand
Lockean Essences, Political Posturing, and John Tolands Reading of Isaac Newton’s Principia
LOCKEAN ESSENCES, POLITICAL POSTURING, AND JOHN TOLAND'S READING OF ISAAC NEWTON'S PRINCIPIA (1) With a letter published in the first issue of the Post Man for February 1720 the Irish-born deist,Expand
Deism in Enlightenment England: Theology, Politics, and Newtonian Public Science
Introduction: The importance of deist theology 1. The meaning of 1689: politics and theology, 1694-1700 2. The issue of succession: politics and theology, 1701-9 3. Matter, motion, and NewtonianExpand