The Lodestone and the Understanding of Matter in Seventeenth Century England

  title={The Lodestone and the Understanding of Matter in Seventeenth Century England},
  author={Gordon Keith Chalmers},
  journal={Philosophy of Science},
  pages={75 - 95}
  • Gordon Keith Chalmers
  • Published 1937
  • Art
  • Philosophy of Science
  • OLUMBUS and Galileo are usually considered the prime revolutionaries whose discoveries in the physical world brought on the spiritual revo\ lution in modern life, but during the first full century of the modern world another discoverer was so regarded by Sir Thomas Browne. In the "experiments, grounds, and causes," of the compass needle, he said, Dr. William Gilbert "discovered more in it than Columbus or Americus ever did by it." Like Columbus, Gilbert made his discovery unwittingly. The… CONTINUE READING
    11 Citations
    Characterization of metallic and insulating properties of low-dimensional systems
    • PDF
    Metamaterials and Double Negative (DNG) Media: General Properties of Unbounded Media and Guided Wave Propagation
    • Tiago Augusto Matos Moura
    • 2011
    • 1
    • PDF
    Statistics of Electric Power Blackouts: Data Analysis and Data Modeling
    • PDF
    Comparative analysis of switching techniques for three phase induction motor drive
    • Anish Tiwari, Ashish Khatik
    • Computer Science
    • 2017 International Conference on Information, Communication, Instrumentation and Control (ICICIC)
    • 2017
    • 1