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

Dying to know : scientific epistemology and narrative in Victorian England, George Levine

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
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Levine, George
Index
index present
LC call number
PR788.S33
LC item number
L48 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Descartes, René
  • English prose literature
  • Literature and science
  • Knowledge, Theory of, in literature
  • Science in literature
  • Science
  • Narration (Rhetoric)
Label
Dying to know : scientific epistemology and narrative in Victorian England, George Levine
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-315) and index
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
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 326 p.
Isbn
9780226475363
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
20010064 17
System control number
(OCoLC)48397923
Label
Dying to know : scientific epistemology and narrative in Victorian England, George Levine
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-315) and index
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
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 326 p.
Isbn
9780226475363
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
20010064 17
System control number
(OCoLC)48397923

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