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The Resource Hans Christian Ørsted : reading nature's mind, Dan Charly Christensen

Hans Christian Ørsted : reading nature's mind, Dan Charly Christensen

Label
Hans Christian Ørsted : reading nature's mind
Title
Hans Christian Ørsted
Title remainder
reading nature's mind
Statement of responsibility
Dan Charly Christensen
Title variation
Reading nature's mind
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Hans Christian Orsted (1777-1851) is of great importance as a scientist and philosopher far beyond the borders of Denmark and his own time. At the centre of an international network of scholars, he was instrumental in founding the world picture of modern physics. Orsted was the physicist who brought Kant's metaphysics to fruition. In 1820 his discovery of electro-magnetism, a phenomenon that could not possibly exist according to his adversaries, changed the course of research in physics. It inspired Michael Faraday's experiments and discovery of the adverse effect, magneto-electric induction. The two physical phenomena were later described in mathematical equations by J.C. Maxwell. Together these discoveries constitute the prerequisites for the overwhelming development of modern technology. But Orsted was also one of the cultural leaders and organizers of the Danish Golden Age (together with Grundtvig, Kierkegaard, and Hans-Christian Andersen, his protege), and made significant contributions to aesthetics, philosophy, pedagogy, politics, and religion. Orsted remarkably bridged the gap between science, the humanities, and the arts."--Publisher's description
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
NLE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Christensen, Dan Ch.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QC16.O66
LC item number
C569 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ørsted, Hans Christian
  • Ørsted, Hans Christian
  • Physicists
  • Physicists
  • Denmark
Label
Hans Christian Ørsted : reading nature's mind, Dan Charly Christensen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 710-732) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The student -- The cosmopolitan -- The researcher and teacher -- The spouse -- The triumphator -- The organiser -- Fame and tribulations
Control code
847943710
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xix, 743 pages
Isbn
9780199669264
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)847943710
Label
Hans Christian Ørsted : reading nature's mind, Dan Charly Christensen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 710-732) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The student -- The cosmopolitan -- The researcher and teacher -- The spouse -- The triumphator -- The organiser -- Fame and tribulations
Control code
847943710
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xix, 743 pages
Isbn
9780199669264
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)847943710

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