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Discourse on the Objects, Advantages and Pleasures of Science

Henry Brougham

Discourse on the Objects, Advantages and Pleasures of Science is a book written by Henry Brougham, a prominent British lawyer, politician, and scientist. In this book, Brougham argues that science is not only a means of acquiring knowledge but also a source of pleasure and moral improvement. He discusses the various objects of scientific inquiry, such as the laws of nature, the structure of the universe, and the workings of the human mind.Brougham also highlights the practical advantages of science, such as its ability to improve agriculture, medicine, and industry. He argues that scientific progress is essential for the advancement of civilization and the betterment of human life. Furthermore, he emphasizes the importance of education in science and the need for society to support scientific research and experimentation.Throughout the book, Brougham demonstrates his deep passion for science and his belief in its transformative power. He presents a compelling case for the value of scientific inquiry and its potential to improve the world. This book is a timeless classic that continues to inspire and inform readers about the wonders of science.Brougham Composed This Essay Following The Tenets Of Classical Philosophy Which Held That The Greatest Pleasure And Highest Activity Of Humanity Was In The Contemplation Of The Truth: Here To Be Found In Mathematics, Natural Science, And Philosophy, Each Of Which The Author Examines In Turn.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jul 9th, 2006
  • Pages: 48
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.12in - 0.18lb
  • EAN: 9781428635470
  • Categories: HistoryGeneralSpace Science - Cosmology