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Scientific Culture and the Making of the Industrial West

Margaret C. Jacob

Publication Date - 02 January 1997

ISBN: 9780195082197

288 pages
6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Table of Contents

    I. Intellectual Foundations
    1. The New Science and its New Audience
    2. The Cultural Meaning of Cartesianism: From the Self to Nature (and Back to the State)
    3. Science in the Crucible of the English Revolution
    4. The Newtonian Enlightenment
    II. Cultural and Social Foundations
    5. The Cultural Origins of the First Industrial Revolution
    6. The Watts, Entrepreneurs
    7. Scientific Education and Industrialization in Continental Europe
    8. French Industry and Engineers under Absolutism and Revolution
    9. How Science Worked in Industrial Moments: Case Studies from Britain