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Author Coen, Deborah R.

Title Vienna in the age of uncertainty [electronic resource] : science, liberalism, and private life / Deborah R. Coen.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 380 p. : ill., map.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-373) and index.
Contents Introduction : a scientific dynasty -- The mind set free : preparing a liberal society in the 1840s -- In the stream of the world : coming of age in the 1860s -- Memory images : models of reason in the liberal age -- The pigtail of the nineteenth century : determinism in the 1880s -- Afterlife : inheritance at the fin de siècle -- The education of the normal eye : visual learning circa 1900 -- Citizens of the most probable state : the politics of learning, 1908 -- Into the open : measuring uncertainty, 1900-1918 -- The irreplaceable eye : visual statistics, 1914-1926 -- Conclusion : a family's legacy -- Appendix : the Exner-Frisch family tree -- Bibliography -- Index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Exner family.
Intellectuals -- Austria -- Vienna -- Biography.
Vienna (Austria) -- Biography.
Vienna (Austria) -- Intellectual life.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780226111728 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226111725 (cloth : alk. paper)

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