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Cotton Mathers̓ scientific communications to the Royal society

George Lyman Kittredge

Cotton Mathers̓ scientific communications to the Royal society

by George Lyman Kittredge

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Published by Published by the Society in Worcester, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728 -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George Lyman Kittredge ...
    ContributionsAmerican Antiquarian Society.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ8554 .K62
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42 p.
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6736163M
    LC Control Number29028452
    OCLC/WorldCa5857086

    in "Cotton Mather's Scientific Communications to the Royal Society," Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, XXVI (), See also Otho M. Beall, "Cotton Mather's Early 'Curiosa Americana' and the Boston Philosophical Society of ," William and Mary Quarterly, 3rd Ser., XVIII (), Beall demonstrates that. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "The Impact of Science on Society - B. Russell".

    Cotton Mather () (b. Feb. 12, , Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony [U.S.]—d. Feb. 13, , Boston), "American Congregational minister and author, supporter of the old order of the ruling clergy, who became the most celebrated of all New England Puritans. He combined a [supposedly -WC] mystical strain (he believed in the existence of witchcraft) with a modern scientific interest. Cotton Mather: The Toung Life of the Lord's Remembrancer, (Cambridge, Mass., ). Raymond P. Stearns, Science in the British Colonies of America (Urbana, ), places Mather in a scientific context. Kenneth Silverman's The Life and Times of' Cotton Mather (New York, ), appeared too late to be available in the preparation of.

    The Royal Society of SA can be traced back to when the South Australian Literary and Scientific Association was formed in Adelphi Chambers, London. Amongst the members present were men such as Gouger, Hanson, Giles, Wakefield, Morphett, Torrens, and Hindmarsh. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Cotton Mather's election into the Royal Society by Kittredge, George Lyman, Publication date Topics Mather, Cotton, , Royal Society (Great Britain) Publisher Cambridge, John Wilson and Son.


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Cotton Mathers̓ scientific communications to the Royal society. Worcester, Mass., Published by the Society, (OCoLC) Named Person: Cotton Mather; Cotton Mather: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: George Lyman Kittredge; American Antiquarian Society.

ticular with their notes and essays in the scientific journals of the day. For example, the first sixty-five volumes of the Royal Society's Philosophical Trans-actions contain about forty accounts of monstrous births. It is absurd, therefore, to laugh or shudder at Cotton Mather for recording a few well-attested instances of the sort.

The first step is to organize a scientific organization to unify those with similar interests, then use the organization to publish papers, conduct lectures, and offer demonstrations to the general public.

This informative book details the first such organization (going back to and continuously functioning ever since), the Royal Society/5(6). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Cotton Mather / ˈ m æ ð ər / FRS (Febru – Febru ) was a New England Puritan minister, prolific author, and left a scientific legacy due to his hybridization experiments and his promotion of inoculation for disease prevention, though he is most frequently remembered today for his involvement in the Salem witch trials.

Alma mater: Harvard College. Title page of Cotton Mather's "The Wonders of the Invisible World", a book on witchcraft. Library of Congress / Getty Images When the notorious trials of accused witches began in Salem in the winter ofCotton Mather approved of them, and.

Register Book Original: the Register Books contain copies of scientific papers submitted to the Society, the original documents may be found in the Classified Papers RSC: Royal Society Club Archive RSL. theology, history, medicine, and science.

His scientific communications led to his election to the Royal Society in Mather's most important writing on science is The Christian Philosopher: A Collection of the Best Discoveries in Nature, with Religious Improvements.

He completed the manuscript in. Please note: Outputs from both part one and two of this meeting are collated on this page. In the Royal Society marked the th anniversary of Philosophical Transactions, the world’s first science journal, which introduced the fundamental concepts and processes of scholarly communication still used by alm journals published today.

Robert Boyle FRS (/ b ɔɪ l /; 25 January – 31 December ) was an Anglo-Irish natural philosopher, chemist, physicist, and is largely regarded today as the first modern chemist (a title some give to 8th century Islamic scholar Jabir ibn Hayyan), and therefore one of the founders of modern chemistry, and one of the pioneers of modern experimental scientific method.

Mather, Cotton, -- Bibliography. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Mather, Cotton, ; Bibliography; Filed under: Mather, Cotton, -- Bibliography A midnight cry an essay for our awakening out of that sinful sleep, to which we are at this time too much disposed; and for our discovering of what peculiar things there are in this time, that.

The Royal Society, formally The Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, is a learned society and the United Kingdom's national academy of d on 28 Novemberit was granted a royal charter by King Charles II as "The Royal Society". It is the oldest national scientific institution in the world.

The society fulfils a number of roles: promoting science and its. Communications to members of the Royal Society, (MHS, pp. ) Reel 5 Letter, Isaac Watts to Mather with imitations of David's Psalms (MHS, pp.

On a new property of the tangents of three arches trisecting the circumference of a circle, by Nevil Maskelyne, D. and Astronomer Royal Nevil Maskelyne Published: 01 January Page(s):.

COTTON MATHER (), Puritan New England's Mather's Scientific Communications to the Royal Society," Proceedings of the American Royal Society of London with his own American. The Royal Society has been dedicated to scientific inquiry since the seventeenth century.

InThomas Thomson (), a pioneering chemistry teacher who was elected a fellow of the society in the same year, undertook the project of writing a history of the organisation's illustrious past. In this book, published inThomson explains how the group began in.

American Antiquarian Society: Cotton Mathers̓ scientific communications to the Royal society, (Worcester, Mass., Published by the Society, ), also by. This book is pretty much essential reading for anyone interested in the advances in science in the 17th century. For instance, if you have read Edward Dolnick's popular history of the scientific revolution The Clockwork Universe: Isaac Newton, the Royal Society, and the Birth of the Modern World (P.S.), this is pretty much the next step in your s: 1.

6 Royal Society Journal Book for –26, pp. – (14 April ), – (21 April ) and – (28 April ). The Journal Book entries also provide the information that Granville had two guests present at the meeting on 14 April, a Monsieur Potemkin and Baron Lello, a Bavarian minister.

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Cotton regularly wrote letters to men of learning around the world. In he was awarded a doctorate of divinity (highest degree awarded for study of in this case Christianity) by the University of Glasgow.

In he had the great honor of being elected to the Royal Society of London. He and Increase were among the first in the Colonies to.1 Frederick E. Brasch, "The Royal Society of London and Its Influence upon Scientific Thought in the American Colonies," Scientific Monthly, XXXIII (I93I), ; Year Book of the Royal Society of London (i), 7; Dorothy Stimson, Scientists and Amateurs: A History of the Royal Society .Cotton Mather.

Cotton Mather was a member of one of the most distinguished early Massachusetts families. Born in Boston, the son of Increase Mather and the grandson of John Cotton and Richard Mather, young Mather grew up under the watchful eye of the community and became the object of great expectations.

He entered Harvard at having already mastered Latin and Greek.