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Author: Elizabeth Green Musselman
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Title: Nervous Conditions: Science and the Body Politic in Early Industrial Britain (SUNY series in Science, Technology, and Society)
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Publisher: SUNY Press (January 1, 2007)
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Nervous Conditions: Science and the Body Politic in Early Industrial Britain (SUNY series in Science, Technology, and Society) by Elizabeth Green Musselman



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SUNY Series in Science, Technology, and Society. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2006. It also deals more generally with the way in which men of science sought to comprehend and manage extreme and aberrant mental phenomena. Thus there are chapters on the color blindness of, inter alia, John Dalton; on those who suffered from optical spectra and hemiopsy; and on the sensory illusions and hallucinations recorded by other scientists of the period.

Nervous Conditions explores the role of the body in the development of modern science, challenging the myth that modern science is built on a bedrock of objectivity and confident empiricism. In this fascinating look into the private world of British natural philosophers including John Dalton, Lord Kelvin, Charles Babbage, John Herschel, and many others Elizabeth Green Musselman shows how the internal workings of their bodies played an important part in the sciences movement to the center of modern life, and how a scientific community and a nation struggled their way into existence. Elizabeth Green Musselman. SUNY Press, 1 Şub 2012 - 288 sayfa. Nervous Conditions explores the role of the body in the development of modern science, challenging the myth that modern science is built on a bedrock of objectivity and confident empiricism.

Elizabeth Green Musselman. SUNY Series in the Long Nineteenth Century; SUNY Series in Science, Technology, and Society. Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (a1). Calgary Institute for the Humanities.

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Elizabeth Green Musselman - Author. SUNY series in Science, Technology, and Society SUNY series, Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century. In this fascinating look into the private world of British natural ng John Dalton, Lord Kelvin, Charles Babbage, John Herschel, and many others-Elizabeth Green Musselman shows how the internal workings of their bodies played an important part in the sciences’ movement to the center of modern life, and how a scientific community and a nation struggled their way into existence. Elizabeth Green Musselman is Associate Professor of History at Southwestern University. In this fascinating look into the private world of British natural ng John Dalton, Lord Kelvin, Charles Babbage, John Herschel, and many others - Elizabeth Green Musselman shows how the internal workings of their bodies played an important part in the sciences' movement to the center of modern life, and how a scientific community and a nation struggled their way into existence.

Early Modern (Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries). Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century; Science, Technology, and Society.

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Examines nineteenth-century scientists’ obsession with nerves and the nervous system.