Languages of Science in the Eighteenth Century

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Britt-Louise Gunnarsson

Year 2011
Pages 365
Publisher de Gruyter Mouton
Language en
ISBN 9783110255058
File Size 2.64 MB
File Format PDF
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Ebook Description

The eighteenth century is an important period both in the history of science and in the history of languages. In this volume, seventeen authors explore, from a variety of angles, the construction of a scientific language and discourse. The chapters explore the forming of scientific communities, the emergence of new languages of science, the spread of scientific ideas, and the development of scientific writing.