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Scientific materialism in nineteenth century Germany

by Frederick Gregory

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Published by D. Reidel Pub. Co. in Dordrecht, Holland, Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany
    • Subjects:
    • Materialism -- Germany -- History.,
    • Philosophy, German -- 19th century.,
    • Science -- Germany -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementFrederick Gregory.
      SeriesStudies in the history of modern science ;, v. 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsB3188 .G73
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 279 p. :
      Number of Pages279
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4907645M
      ISBN 10902770760X, 9027707634
      LC Control Number76056077

      Essay Review: Science and Matter: Scientific Materialism in Nineteenth Century Germany September History of science; an annual review of literature, research and teaching Stephen Gaukroger. Throughout, Morgan expertly handles a breathtaking assortment of scientific, critical, and literary sources, whose overlapping themes and approaches demonstrate the real permeability of disciplinary boundaries in the nineteenth century. The book is steeped, too, in several rich bodies of modern scholarship concerning aesthetics, science, and.

      The fourth was the midth century "scientific" material­ ism, which flourished mainly in Germany and England, and was tied to the upsurge of chemistry and biology. The fifth was dialec­ tical and historical materialism, which accompanied the consolida­ tion of the socialist ideology.   In the mid-nineteenth century, materialist and empiricist modes of thought characteristic of natural science increasingly called into question the speculation of German idealist philosophy. Music historians have commonly associated Eduard Hanslick's Vom Musikalisch-Sch nen (On the Musically Beautiful, ) with this tendency toward positivism, interpreting the treatise as an argument for.

      I. Introduction. The term “materialism” is relatively recent. We first find it, towards the end of the 17th century, as an entry in Pierre Bayle’s () Dictionnaire historique et critique (). However, the philosophical perspective that it embodies is at least two thousand years older and dates back to Greek pre-Socratic thought. In Germany, the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries produced an outcrop of important thinkers who established the German school of classical philosophy. Some (Kant, e.g.) were a mixture of materialism and idealism. Others were idealists out to refute materialism. One of these, however,File Size: KB.


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A comprehensive study of German materialism in the second half of the nineteenth century is long overdue. Among contemporary historians the mere passing references to Karl Vogt, Jacob Moleschott, and Ludwig Buchner as materialists and popularizers of science are hardly sufficient, for few individuals influenced public opinion in nineteenth-century Germany more than these : Springer Netherlands.

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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Scientific Materialism in Nineteenth Century Germany (Studies in the History of Modern Science Book 1).1/5(1). A comprehensive study of German materialism in the second half of the nineteenth century is long overdue.

Among contemporary historians the mere passing references to Karl Vogt, Jacob Moleschott, and Ludwig Buchner as materialists and popularizers of science are hardly sufficient, for few individuals influenced public opinion in nineteenth-century Germany more than these by: A comprehensive study of German materialism in the second half of the nineteenth century is long overdue.

Among contemporary historians the mere passing references to Karl Vogt, Jacob Moleschott, and Ludwig Buchner as materialists and popularizers of science are hardly sufficient, for few individuals influenced public opinion in nineteenth-century Germany more than these3/5(2).

Feuerbach, and: Scientific Materialism in Nineteenth-Century Germany (review) Phillip R. Sloan Journal of the History of Philosophy, Vol Number 3, Julypp. (Review) Published by Johns Hopkins University Press DOI: For additional information about this article Access provided at 3 Apr GMT from Scholarly CommunicationAuthor: Phillip R.

Sloan. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xxii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: 1. Background Wartofsky's book pairs logically with the study of German materialism by the historian of science Frederick Gregory, and the latter work is prefaced by a laudatory recommendation by Wartofsky.

Feuerbach is a mature and thorough study, representing the first exhaustive attempt in English to deal with Feuerbach as a major nineteenth Author: Phillip R. Sloan. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

In the following, we look at the rise of scientific materialism in midth century Germany. We are following Richard Olson’s historical overview on the 19th century origins of modern scientism called Science and Scientism in Nineteenth-Century Europe. Writers like Steven Pinker, Victor Stenger, A.C.

Grayling, or Richard Dawkins claiming that. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Studies in the History of Modern Science: Scientific Materialism in Nineteenth Century Germany (Hardcover) at nd: F Gregory. He is a philosopher who has written extensively on key contemporary issues such as solidarity, the philosophical issues of race and genetics, the sanctity of life and human dignity but here he talks about the philosophy of German Materialism, and along the way he discusses its history, how it became prominent in the mid nineteenth century, Feurbach, the strong link between philosophy and.

Science fur das Volk. (Book Reviews: Scientific Materialism in Nineteenth Century Germany)Author: Montgomery, William. Scientific Materialism in Nineteenth Century Germany (Studies in the History of Modern Science, 1).

Dordrecht: Springer. Lightman, Bernard. The Origins of Agnosticism. Victorian Unbelief and the Limits of Knowledge. Baltimore, ML: Johns Hopkins University Press. Materialism is a form of philosophical monism that holds that matter is the fundamental substance in nature, and that all things, including mental states and consciousness, are results of material ing to philosophical materialism, mind and consciousness are by-products or epiphenomena of material processes (such as the biochemistry of the human brain and nervous.

Access to society journal content varies across our titles. If you have access to a journal via a society or association membership, please browse to your society journal, select an article to view, and follow the instructions in this box. Part of the Studies in the History of Modern Science book series (SHMS, volume 1) Abstract In this chapter we shall examine the way in which the scientific materialists used science, more properly how they used their conception of science, to draw conclusions about the social and political : Frederick Gregory.

Fredrick Gregory: Scientific Materialism in Nineteenth Century Germany, Springer, Berlin u.a. ISBN X; Attribution This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. "Büchner, Friedrich Karl Christian Ludwig".

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Scientiftc Materialism in Nineteenth Century Germany. Studies in the History of Modern Science, Volume 1. Dordrecht, Holland and Boston: D. Reidel, xxii + pp. $ cloth, $ paper. Gregory's book is a study of the school of scientific materialism which flourished in Germany after the failure of liberal revolution of MATERIALISM.

Materialism posits the epistemological primacy of matter over ideas, mind, values, spirit, and other incorporeal phenomena. Philosophical perspectives stressing the fundamental importance of physical conditions and needs have grown more elaborate with the increasing differentiation and autonomy of secular knowledge from religion.

He began his doctoral studies that same year at Harvard University. While there, Gregory became interested in the History of Science as a discipline and became a member of its Newsletter Advisory Committee.

Inhe completed his work on his dissertation: "Scientific Materialism in Nineteenth-Century Germany.".Whether readers of Trippett’s volume are interested in nineteenth-century German psychology, politics, scientific thought, legal history, or simply fresh thinking on Wagner’s music, his conceptions of melodic writing, and his relationships with singers, there is a great deal to be found between the pages of this exciting book.'Author: David Trippett.

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