Conservative attitudes to old-established organs: Oliver Lodge and Philosophical Magazine

@article{Clarke2015ConservativeAT,
  title={Conservative attitudes to old-established organs: Oliver Lodge and Philosophical Magazine},
  author={Imogen Clarke and J. Mussell},
  journal={Notes and Records: the Royal Society Journal of the History of Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={69},
  pages={321 - 336}
}
  • Imogen Clarke, J. Mussell
  • Published 2015
  • History, Medicine
  • Notes and Records: the Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
  • In 1921 Oliver Lodge defended Philosophical Magazine against charges of mismanagement from the National Union of Scientific Workers. They alleged that its editors performed little editorial work, the bulk being done by the publishers, Taylor & Francis. Lodge reassured Nature's readers that the journal did consult its editors, and suggested ‘a conservative attitude towards old-established organs is wise; and that it is possible to over-organise things into lifelessness.’ The paper explores Lodge… CONTINUE READING
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