The book the sciences in enlightened europe edited by william clark jan golinski and simon schaffer is published by university of chicago press. The history of science during the age of enlightenment traces developments in science and technology during the age of reason when enlightenment ideas and ideals were being disseminated across europe and north america. Radically reorienting our understanding of the enlightenment this book explores the complex relations between enlightened values and the making of scientific knowledge here monsters and automata barometers and botanical gardens polite academies and boisterous clubs are all given their due place in the landscape of enlightened europe the contributors examine the production of new . Note citations are based on reference standards however formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study the specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher classroom teacher institution or organization should be applied . According to the enlightenment philosophers man was governed by natural law not archaic commandments written in a pre historic book and science expanded away from the strongholds of physics astronomy natural science and alchemy chemistry into economics social science and political science
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