J. S. C. Schweigger: His Romanticism and His Crystal Electrical Theory of Matter

@article{Snelders1971JSC,
  title={J. S. C. Schweigger: His Romanticism and His Crystal Electrical Theory of Matter},
  author={H. A. M. Snelders},
  journal={Isis},
  year={1971},
  volume={62},
  pages={328 - 338}
}
THE GERMAN PHYSICIST Johann Salomo Christoph Schweigger (1779-1857) occupies an important place in the natural sciences of his time, especially through his theory of matter, an alternative to the Daltonian atomic theory. He studied archaeology, mathematics, and natural sciences at the university of his native town, Erlangen. After his promotion on the dissertation "De Diomede Homeri" (1800), he became a Privatdozent at Erlangen and subsequently teacher in mathematics and physics at the… 

Science, Myth and Eastern Souls: J. S. C. Schweigger and the Society for the Spread of Natural Knowledge and Higher Truth

In nineteenth-century Germany, it was rare to find a German Protestant intellectual who had much positive to say about the historical role of the Jesuit order. Branded as anti-scientific,

Experiences with the magnetism of conducting loops: Historical instruments, experimental replications, and productive confusions

This study investigates nineteenth century laboratory work on electromagnetism through historical accounts and experimental replications. Oersted found that when a magnetic needle was placed in

The Music of the Spheres

This excerpt from an 1835 poem by the English journalist and poet James Abraham Heraud (1799–1887), which also includes the names of all four asteroids (see Chap. 5), is set at the beginning of the

Romantik und Realismus

Zur Einfuhrung in das Denken der Romantik und als Illustration fur die Nutzlichkeit der horizontalen Geschichtsbetrachtung mochte ich ein von A. O. Lovejoy2 (1936) stammendes markantes Beispiel

Atomismus und Dynamismus im Zeitalter der Deutschen Romantischen Naturphilosophie

Die Auffassung, die Materie bestehe aus unzertrennbaren und unverganglichen kleinsten Teilchen, datiert bereits aus dem funften Jahrhundert vor Christi Geburt, als Leukipp und Demokrit ihr

Beam Guidance, Focal Position Shifting and Beam Profile Shaping in Ultrashort Pulsed Laser Materials Processing

In this chapter an overview of both established and up-to-date technologies regarding beam guiding, focal position shifting and beam profile shaping will be presented, and as an outlook on probable future applications, both temporal and spatial polarization profile shapingwill be presented.

Physics and Naturphilosophie: A Reconnaissance

Les idees du mouvement intellectuel de la philosophie naturelle ont influence les physiciens du XIX e siecle, particulierement les physiciens allemands dont l'A. decrit les travaux

References

SHOWING 1-8 OF 8 REFERENCES

" Ueber die Elec - tricitat , die sich bei verandertem Zustande des Wassers entwickelt

  • J . Chem . , Phys . Mineral .
  • 1810

Ueber ein arsensaures Doppelsalz mit Ruicksicht auf analoge phosphorsaure Salzen

  • Jahres-Bericht iiber die Fortschritte der physischen Wissenschaften, 1829

Versuche tiber den kunst - lichen Schwefelkies und den kiunstlichen Mag - netkies ( Schwefeleisen mit der grossten und kleinsten Verhiltnissmenge von Schwefel )

  • J . Chem . , Phys . Mineral .
  • 1807

" Observations sur l ' acetate d ' alumine

  • 1810

Essai sur la nomenclature chimique

  • Journal de Physique

The Electrochemical Theory of Berzelius

  • Ann. Sci
  • 1963

Berzelius , " Essai sur la nomenclature chimique

  • Journal de Physique
  • 1811

Platin und Wasserstoffgas

  • and Ueber die neu entdeckten, hochst merkwiirdigen Eigenschaften desPlatins