The Resource Vienna in the age of uncertainty : science, liberalism, and private life, Deborah R. Coen

Vienna in the age of uncertainty : science, liberalism, and private life, Deborah R. Coen

Label
Vienna in the age of uncertainty : science, liberalism, and private life
Title
Vienna in the age of uncertainty
Title remainder
science, liberalism, and private life
Statement of responsibility
Deborah R. Coen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the fin-de-siècle Vienna of Sigmund Freud, Gustav Klimt, and Ernst Mach, natural science was a vehicle for educating citizens, a source of moral authority for a battered liberalism, a resource for the birth of aesthetic modernism, and a leisure activity that shaped bourgeois domestic life. Vienna in the Age of Uncertainty traces the vital and varied roles of science through the story of three generations of the eminent Exner family, whose members included Nobel Prize?winning biologist Karl Frisch, the teachers of Freud and of physicist Erwin Schrödinger, artists of the Vienna Secession, and
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
  • 509.2/243613
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DB844.E98
LC item number
C64 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Vienna in the age of uncertainty : science, liberalism, and private life, Deborah R. Coen
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-373) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn304518794
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 380 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281959393
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36016603
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)304518794
  • pebcs0226111784
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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