Reflections on the Decline of Science in England (Dodo Press) by Charles Babbage

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  • History of science,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • History,
  • Science / History

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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages152
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ISBN 101406503398
ISBN 109781406503395

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introductory remarks. chapter i. on the reciprocal influence of science and education. chapter ii. of the inducements to individuals to cultivate science. section 1. professional impulses. section 2. of national encouragement. section 3. of encouragement from learned societies.

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Astrology, witchcraft, magical healing, divination, ancient prophecies, ghosts, and fairies were taken very seriously by people at all social and economic levels in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England.

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