Item #6518 Debates on the Decline of Science. David Brewster, Gerard Moll, Richard Sheepshanks, F R. S., Charles Babbage.

Debates on the Decline of Science

New York: Arno Press, 1975.

Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Item #6518
ISBN: 0405066325

Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover.; Reactions to Charles Babbage's critique of English science. Reprints of: Review of reflexions on the decline of science in England and on some of its causes by Charles Babbage, by D. Brewster, first published in 1830; On the alleged decline of science in England, by G. Moll, first published in 1831; A letter to the Board of Visitors of the Greenwich Royal Observatory in reply to the calumnies of Mr. Babbage at their meeting in June 1853, and in his book entitled The exposition of 1851, by R. Sheepshanks, first published in 1860; and Thoughts on the degradation of science in England, by F.R.S., first published in 1842.; History , Philosophy & Sociology of Science : Classics, Staples and Precursors; Ex-Library; 234 pages.

Price: $39.95