Summary:

This fascinating text is an exploration of the relationship between science and philosophy in the early nineteenth century. This subject remains one of the most misunderstood topics in modern European intellectual history. By taking the brilliant career of Danish physicist-philosopher Hans Christian Ørsted as their organizing theme, leading international philosophers and historians of science reveal illuminating new perspectives on the intellectual map of Europe in the age of revolution and romanticism.

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Physical Description:xix, 442 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781402029875
140202987X