A Discourse on the Studies of the University of Cambridge

A Discourse on the Studies of the University of Cambridge[Reading] ➻ A Discourse on the Studies of the University of Cambridge Author Adam Sedgwick – Oaklandjobs.co.uk Adam Sedgwick 1785 1873 was Professor of Geology at Cambridge from 1818 and in 1819 helped to found the Cambridge Philosophical Society The 'Discourse' at the heart of this book first appeared in 1833 Adam Sedgwick was Professor of on the PDF Æ Geology at Cambridge from and in helped to found the Cambridge Philosophical Society The 'Discourse' at the heart of this book first appeared in In it he urged students to develop their characters in this 'place of sound learning and Christian education' He describes the subjects studied in the university the 'laws of nature' ancient literature and language and ethics and metaphysics and their purpose in the service of God By the time this A Discourse PDF/EPUB ² fifth edition was published in however the book had as Charles Darwin put it in a letter to the author 'wonderfully grown' with a Preface of pages and an appendix ranging very widely over the scientific and philosophical debates of the day as well as ethics and religion It provides a fascinating overview of a period of scientific revolution for historians of science and education.

A Discourse on the Studies of the University of Cambridge
  • Paperback
  • 776 pages
  • A Discourse on the Studies of the University of Cambridge
  • Adam Sedgwick
  • English
  • 01 March 2014
  • 9781108001991