The Culture of Science in Frederick the Great's Berlin

@article{Terrall1990TheCO,
  title={The Culture of Science in Frederick the Great's Berlin},
  author={Mary Terrall},
  journal={History of Science},
  year={1990},
  volume={28},
  pages={333 - 364}
}
  • M. Terrall
  • Published 1 December 1990
  • Art
  • History of Science
The practice of science must necessarily form part of a complex culture in which scientists live and work. This basic premise, far from being trivially obvious, can provide the foundation for a contextual history of science. While it has become commonplace for historians of science to situate discussions of theories, methods, experiments and observations in various kinds of contexts, I hope to show that contexts are not always easy to define, and that the fuzziness of philosophical… 
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