The Resource Dying to know : scientific epistemology and narrative in Victorian England, George Levine, (electronic resource)

Dying to know : scientific epistemology and narrative in Victorian England, George Levine, (electronic resource)

Label
Dying to know : scientific epistemology and narrative in Victorian England
Title
Dying to know
Title remainder
scientific epistemology and narrative in Victorian England
Statement of responsibility
George Levine
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
""Dying to Know is the work of a distinguished scholar, at the peak of his powers, who is intimately familiar with his materials, and whose knowledge of Victorian fiction and scientific thought is remarkable. This elegant and evocative look at the move toward objectivity first pioneered by Descartes sheds new light on some old and still perplexing problems in modern science."" Bernard Lightman, York University, CanadaIn Dying to Know, eminent critic George Levine makes a landmark contribution to the history and theory of scientific knowledge. This long-awaited book e
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Levine, George Lewis
Dewey number
  • 509.42
  • 828/.80809356
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PR788.S33
LC item number
L48 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Descartes, René
  • English prose literature
  • Literature and science
  • Narration (Rhetoric)
  • Knowledge, Theory of, in literature
  • Science in literature
  • Science
Label
Dying to know : scientific epistemology and narrative in Victorian England, George Levine, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-315) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
The narrative of scientific epistemology -- Dying to know Descartes -- Carlyle, Descartes, and objectivity : lessen thy denominator -- Autobiography as epistemology : the effacement of self -- My life as a machine : Francis Galton, with some reflections on A.R. Wallace -- Self-effacement revisited : women and scientific autobiography -- The test of truth : Our Mutual Friend -- Daniel Deronda : a new epistemology -- The Cartesian Hardy : I think, therefore I'm doomed -- Daring to know : Karl Pearson and the romance of science -- The epistemology of science and art : Pearson and Pater
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (339 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226475387
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000060887
  • (EBL)616044
  • (OCoLC)690177213
  • (SSID)ssj0000416251
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11280774
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000416251
  • (PQKBWorkID)10422936
  • (PQKB)10986368
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000117447
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC616044
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000060887
Label
Dying to know : scientific epistemology and narrative in Victorian England, George Levine, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-315) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
The narrative of scientific epistemology -- Dying to know Descartes -- Carlyle, Descartes, and objectivity : lessen thy denominator -- Autobiography as epistemology : the effacement of self -- My life as a machine : Francis Galton, with some reflections on A.R. Wallace -- Self-effacement revisited : women and scientific autobiography -- The test of truth : Our Mutual Friend -- Daniel Deronda : a new epistemology -- The Cartesian Hardy : I think, therefore I'm doomed -- Daring to know : Karl Pearson and the romance of science -- The epistemology of science and art : Pearson and Pater
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (339 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226475387
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000060887
  • (EBL)616044
  • (OCoLC)690177213
  • (SSID)ssj0000416251
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11280774
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000416251
  • (PQKBWorkID)10422936
  • (PQKB)10986368
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000117447
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC616044
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000060887

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