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The Life and Selections from the Correspondence of William Whewell

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Published by Adamant Media Corporation .
Written in English

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  • Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology

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    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages609
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9521193M
    ISBN 101402158467
    ISBN 109781402158469


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Free shipping for many products. Life and career. Whewell was born in Lancaster, the son of John Whewell and his wife, Elizabeth Bennison. His father was a master carpenter, and wished him to follow his trade, but William's success in mathematics at Lancaster and Heversham grammar schools won him an exhibition (a type of scholarship) at Trinity College, Cambridge ().

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Bristol & Tokyo:: Thoemmes & Kinokuniya, ()., Facsimile reprint of the C. Kegan. Whewell, William, The life and selections from the correspondence of William Whewell / (London: C.K. Paul & co., ), ed. by Janet Mary Douglas and Janet Mary Douglas (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Whewell, William, The limits of demonstrative science considered in a letter to the Rev.

William Whewell. The life and selections from the correspondence of William Whewell, D.D by William Whewell 1 edition - first published in Not in Library. William Whewell, D.D., master of Trinity College, Cambridge: an account of his writings with selections from his literary and scientific correspondence Todhunter, Isaac, [ Book.

William Whewell () was born the son of a Lancaster carpenter, but his precocious intellect soon delivered him into a different social sphere. Educated at a local grammar school, he won a scholarship to Cambridge, and began his career at Trinity College in ; he went on to be elected a fellow of Trinity in and Master in Author: Isaac Todhunter.

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Free shipping for many products. William Whewell FRS FGS (/ ˈ h juː əl / HEW-əl; 24 May – 6 March ) was an English polymath, scientist, Anglican priest, philosopher, theologian, and historian of was Master of Trinity College, his time as a student there, he achieved distinction in both poetry and mathematics.

What is most often remarked about Whewell is the breadth of his. Todhunter, William Whewell, D. D., Master of Trinity College, Cambridge: An account of his literary and scientific correspondence (London, ); [Janet] Stair Douglas, Life and selections from the correspondence of William Whewell (London, ).

Citation LinkCited by: William Whewell was one of the leading figures of nineteenth-century science. Whewell's wide range of activities and expertise make him particularly difficult to label. He wrote authoritatively on architecture, mechanics, mineralogy, moral philosophy, astronomy, political economy, and the philosophy of science.

Life. John Gough was born in Kendal, Westmorland, on 17 Januarythe eldest child of Nathan Gough (d. ) and his wife, Susannah (–).Gough's father was a wool dyer and shearman dyer, while his mother was the eldest daughter of John Wilson, a prosperous farmer with an estate on the west bank of and Susannah Gough had Fields: Polymath, natural philosopher.

2 Whewell to John Whewell, 19 Mayin Mrs Stair Douglas, The life and selections from the correspondence of William Whewell, D.D. (Thoemmes, Bristol, ; reprint of edition), pp. 7–8. (Thoemmes, Bristol, ; reprint of edition), pp. 7– by: 1. About Whewell, see Menachem Fisch and Simon Schaffer, William Whewell: A Composite Portrait (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ); Mrs.

Stair Douglas, The Life and Selections from the Correspondence of William Whewell (London: Kegan Paul, Trench, ).Cited by: There are two biographies: Mrs.

Stair Douglas, Life and Selections From the Correspondence of William Whernell (London, ), on his personal, including university, life: and Isaac Todhunter, William Whenell (London, ), which surveys his scientific and scholarly work.

Both works contain large collections of letters; Todhunter is the best. 24 Todhunter, Isaac, William Whewell, an Account of his Writings, with Selections from his Literary and Scientific Correspondence (London, ), p. 25 by: 3. Book description The Palace of Westminster, home to Britain's Houses of Parliament, is one of the most studied buildings in the world.

What is less well known is that while Parliament was primarily a political building, when built between Cited by: 1. Isaac Todhunter William Whewell, D.D., Master of Trinity College, Cambridge: an account of his writings with selections from his literary and scientific correspondence, Mrs Stair Douglas The Life and selections from the correspondence of William Whewell D D and Menachem Fisch and Simon SchafferWilliam Whewell: a composite portrait.

[The task of writing Whewell's life was unfortunately divided. In appeared William Whewell: an Account of his Writings, with Selections from his Literary and Scientific Correspondence, by Isaac Todhunter [q. v.], 2 vols. 8vo; and in the Life and Selections from the Correspondence of William Whewell by Mrs.

Stair Douglas, 1 vol. 8vo. Whewell’s letters and papers, mostly unpublished, are found in the Whewell Collection, Trinity College Library, Cambridge. A selection of letters was published by I. Todhunter in William Whewell, An account of his Writings, Vol.

II (London, ) and by J. Stair-Douglas in The Life, and Selections from the Correspondence of William Whewell (London, ). Stair-Douglas, J. (), The Life and Selections from the Correspondence of William Whewell, D. (London: C. Kegan Paul & Co.). Google Scholar Todhunter, Isaak (a), William Whewell, D.

Master of Trinity College Cambridge: An Account of his Writings with Selections from his Literary and Scientific Correspondence, by: 3. 2 Mrs. Stair Douglas, The Life and Selections from the Correspondence of William Whewell (London, ), pp.

Letter from Hare to Whewell, 17 December, In discussing the changes in course his life had taken, Hare told Whewell that he had spent two almost fruitless years at the Temple.

If he. was taken up by Herschel’s Cambridge friend William Whewell, The Life and Selections from the Correspondence. of William Whewell. Sir Charles Lyell: from This book Author: B.

Warner. The doctrine of limits, with its applications This ebook list for those who looking for to read The doctrine of limits, with its applications, you can read or download in PDF, ePub or Mobi. This was published in by C Kegan & Co as The Life and Selections from the Correspondence of William Whewell, D.

late master of Trinity College, Cambridge. Occasionally, the book (freely available at Internet Archive) makes references to, and provides extracts from, Whewell’s diaries. Mrs. Stair Douglas, The Life, and Selections from the Correspondence, of Wil-liam Whewell D.D.

(London, ), cited as "Douglas". 1 The edition of EMP I have used is the fourth, to which I refer first by num-bered article, and then by page. Todhunter gives the following information. Advanced Search. Browse. William Whewell, D. D., Master of Trinity College, Cambridge Isaac Todhunter,William Whewell — An Account of His Writings with Selections from His Literary and Scientific Correspondence.

Upon learning that his friend William Whewell thought it unlikely that there was intelligent life on other worlds, the astronomer John Herschel wrote to him: So this then is the best of all possible worlds—the ne plus ultra between which and the seventh heaven there is nothing intermediate.

Oh dear. Oh dear. ’Tis a sad cutting by: 3. William Whewell FRS FGS (/ ˈ h juː ə l / HEW-əl; 24 May – 6 March ) was an English polymath, scientist, Anglican priest, philosopher, theologian, and historian of was Master of Trinity College, his time as a student there, he achieved distinction in both poetry and mathematics.

What is most often remarked about Whewell is the breadth of his Born: 24 MayLancaster, Lancashire, England. Infive years after Darwin's death, Darwin's son Francis Darwin published The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin in three volumes, to accompany the publication of The Autobiography of Charles was later followed by two volumes of More Letters of Charles Darwin published in For over a century these volumes were the main source for Darwin's.

Sophia Elizabeth De Morgan, Memoir of Augustus De Morgan (London: Longmans, Green and Co. ) p. About Whewell see Menachem Fisch and Simon Schaffer, William Whewell: A Composite Portrait (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ); Mrs.

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