Thomas Young, natural philosopher, 1773-1829 by Alexander Wood

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Statementby Alexander Wood, completed by Frank Oldham. With a memoir of Alexander Wood by Charles E. Raven.
ContributionsOldham, Frank.
LC ClassificationsQ143.Y7 W6
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Pagination355 p.
Number of Pages355
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Open LibraryOL6150826M
LC Control Number54002548

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The volume traces the life of the famous English natural philosopher Thomas Young () from his precocious childhood through his later career as a physician and his accomplishments in the study of optics and languages. As Mr Oldham notes in the preface, 'Young forms a fascinating subject in the field of biography, not only from his Cited by:   Originally published inthis biography was the result of many years' labour by its author, Alexander Wood.

At the time of Dr Wood's death, he had completed the first ten chapters and left notes for the remaining two, which were finished by Frank Oldham. The volume traces the life of the famous English natural philosopher Thomas Young () from his precocious childhood.

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YOUNG, THOMAS (–), physician, physicist, and Egyptologist, the eldest son of Thomas Young of Milverton, by his wife Sarah, daughter of Robert Davis of Minehead, Somerset, was born at Milverton on 13 June His father owned a considerable amount of property in the neighbourhood, and both parents were members of the Society of Friends.

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He was so educated in a variety of areas that his peers called him Phenomena Young. Thomas Young FRS (13 June – 10 May ) was a British polymath and made notable scientific contributions to the fields of vision, light, solid mechanics, energy, physiology, language, musical harmony, and "made a number of original and insightful innovations" in the decipherment of Egyptian hieroglyphs (specifically the Rosetta Stone) before Jean-François.

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The natural world in Paradise Lost, with its flowers and trees, insects and Author: Karen L. Edwards. Young, Thomas () English physicist who determined the wavelengths of members of the visible spectrum using diffraction experiments in In order to explain the double refraction discovered by Bartholin, he correctly concluded that light must be a transverse wave.

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Yet he was a professional scientist for only two years (II), when he held the chair of Natural Philosophy at the Royal. Thomas Young, Natural Philosopher: by Alexander Wood, Frank Oldham Thomas Young, Natural Philosopher: by Alexander Wood, Frank.

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Thomas Young: Natural Philosopher Cambridge University Press. ↑ Peacock & Leitch., Miscellaneous works of the late Thomas Young (), London, J. Murray, p. "he was pre-eminently entitled to the high distinction of a Christian, patriot, and philosopher." ↑ Wood, Alexander.

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Quaker History is a peer reviewed journal consisting of illuminating articles on Quaker (Religious Society of Friends) contributions to issues such as social justice, education, and literature.

The journal also includes book and article reviews and is published by the Friends Historical Association. The title changed two times: first was Bulletin of Friends' Historical Society of Philadelphia.Thomas Young () Polymath, solid mechanician, scientist, linguist.

Demonstrated the wave nature of light with ripple tank experiments, described wetting of a solid by a fluid. Joseph Plateau () Belgian physicist, continued his experiments after losing his sight.The two books under review, The Road since Structure, by Kuhn, edited and with supplemental material by James Conant and John Haugeland, and Thomas Kuhn: A Philosophical History for Our Times, by Steve Fuller, are written for people who have read The Structure of Scientific Revolutions.A reader’s prior experience with the history and philosophy of science makes the two books easier to : Kenneth G.


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