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The Enlightened Joseph Priestley : a study of his life and work from 1773 to 1804

Author: Robert E Schofield
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Robert Schofield completes his two-volume biography of Joseph Priestley one of the great figures of the English Enlightenment. Schofield surveys the mature years of Priestley, including the  Read more...

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Named Person: Joseph Priestley
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Schofield
ISBN: 0271024593 9780271024592
OCLC Number: 803342407
Description: xv, 461 p. : il ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents List of Illustrations List of Abbreviations PrefacePart I Calne, 1773-17801. Shelburne and Politics2. Religion and Theology3. "Common-Sense" and Associationism4. Matter and Spirit5. Philosophical Necessity6. Observations on Air I and II: Oxygen7. Observations on Air III and Natural Philosophy IPart II Birmingham, 1780-17918. Science and the Lunar Society9. Science and the Chemical Revolution10. Religion11. Theology12. Education, Metaphysics, History13. Politics and the Birmingham RiotsPart III Clapton/Hackney (1791-1794) and Northumberland, Pennsylvania (1794-1804)14. Politics, Science, Education, Religion15. Emigration to the United States, Politics, and Education16. Science17. Religion, Death Appendix: Family Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Robert E. Schofield.
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"Schofield succeeds brilliantly."-Michael F. Conlin, Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography "Undaunted by the great mass, intellectual range and contextual variety of Joseph Priestley's work Read more...

 
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