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The Resource Science and omniscience in nineteenth-century literature, Jonathan Taylor

Science and omniscience in nineteenth-century literature, Jonathan Taylor

Label
Science and omniscience in nineteenth-century literature
Title
Science and omniscience in nineteenth-century literature
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Taylor
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Taylor, Jonathan
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • Literature and science
  • Omniscience (Theory of knowledge) in literature
  • Determinism (Philosophy)
  • Music and science
  • Laplace, Pierre Simon
  • Carlyle, Thomas
  • Abbott, Edwin Abbott
  • Poe, Edgar Allan
  • Dickens, Charles
Label
Science and omniscience in nineteenth-century literature, Jonathan Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction : on celestial omniscience and Laplace.
  • p. 1
  • 1.
  • On history, chaos, and Carlyle.
  • p. 11
  • I.
  • Deterministic history.
  • p. 11
  • II.
  • Democratic history.
  • p. 21
  • III.
  • Fractal history.
  • p. 30
  • 2.
  • On cosmology, heresy, Abbott and Poe.
  • p. 43
  • I.
  • Deistic cosmology.
  • p. 43
  • II.
  • Heretical cosmology.
  • p. 56
  • III.
  • Revolutionary cosmology.
  • p. 79
  • 3.
  • On microcosms, macrocosms and the music of the spheres.
  • p. 102
  • I.
  • Connections, analogies and similarities.
  • p. 102
  • II.
  • Solipsistic music.
  • p. 105
  • III.
  • Microcosmic music.
  • p. 118
  • IIII.
  • Macrocosmic music.
  • p. 133
  • Afterword : on demonic omniscience and Dickens.
  • p. 148
Control code
2007004315
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vi, 202 p.
Isbn
9781845191252
Lccn
2007004315
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Science and omniscience in nineteenth-century literature, Jonathan Taylor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction : on celestial omniscience and Laplace.
  • p. 1
  • 1.
  • On history, chaos, and Carlyle.
  • p. 11
  • I.
  • Deterministic history.
  • p. 11
  • II.
  • Democratic history.
  • p. 21
  • III.
  • Fractal history.
  • p. 30
  • 2.
  • On cosmology, heresy, Abbott and Poe.
  • p. 43
  • I.
  • Deistic cosmology.
  • p. 43
  • II.
  • Heretical cosmology.
  • p. 56
  • III.
  • Revolutionary cosmology.
  • p. 79
  • 3.
  • On microcosms, macrocosms and the music of the spheres.
  • p. 102
  • I.
  • Connections, analogies and similarities.
  • p. 102
  • II.
  • Solipsistic music.
  • p. 105
  • III.
  • Microcosmic music.
  • p. 118
  • IIII.
  • Macrocosmic music.
  • p. 133
  • Afterword : on demonic omniscience and Dickens.
  • p. 148
Control code
2007004315
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vi, 202 p.
Isbn
9781845191252
Lccn
2007004315
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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