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Lectures on select subjects in mechanics, hydrostatics, pneumatics, and optics. With the use of the globes, Volume 2 transcribed: Fergusons Mechanics: 2/2/ 2/10/ Henrietta Marie Colden: A course of lectures in natural philosophy. By the late Richard Helsham, Published by Bryan Robinson, M.D.
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Buchdahl and Rorty on Kant and the History of Philosophy.- The Early Reception of Kant's Metaphysical Foundations of Natural Science.- The Enlightenment and the Chemical Revolution.- The Significance of Schelling's "Epoch of a Wholly New Natural History": An Essay on the Realization of Questions.- Notes on the Contributors.
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