Science and Superstition in the Eighteenth Century: A Study of the Treatment of Science in Two Encyclopedias of 1725-1750: Chambers' Cyclopedia, London (1728); Zedler's Universal Lexicon, Leipzig (1732-1750)

By Philip Shorr | Go to book overview

VITA

The writer was born on December 11, 1898. He received his elementary and secondary schooling in the New York city public schools. In 1916 he entered Columbia College, receiving his A.B. degree in 1920. Since February, 1922 he has been employed by the Board of Education of New York City as teacher of history in high school. While teaching he continued his graduate work in history at Columbia University, and received his A.M. degree in 1925. During the academic year 1926-1927, he attended Professor Lynn Thorndike's seminar in intellectual history. As a result of his research in that course, he wrote an essay which was published in the magazine, Reflex, September, 1927, under the title "The Philosopher of Love". The academic year 1928-1929 he devoted entirely to study and reading in the fields of intellectual and medieval history, attending Professor David S. Muzzey's and Professor Austin P. Evans's lectures. The following year he served as assistant in medieval history in the University of Wisconsin, and attended at the same time Professor Carl Stephenson's seminar in medieval town origins. Since February, 1931 he has been instructor of history in Brooklyn Evening College.

-83-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Science and Superstition in the Eighteenth Century: A Study of the Treatment of Science in Two Encyclopedias of 1725-1750: Chambers' Cyclopedia, London (1728); Zedler's Universal Lexicon, Leipzig (1732-1750)
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page 3
  • Table of Contents 5
  • Chapter I- Introduction 7
  • Chapter II- Chambers'' Cyclopedia and the History of Science 12
  • Chapter III- Zedler''s Grosses Vollständiges Universal Lexicon and the History of Science 35
  • Chapter IV- Conclusion 74
  • Bibliography 78
  • Index 81
  • Vita 83
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this book
  • Bookmarks
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
/ 84

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.