Remapping Reason: how students used maps as learning tools during the Scottish Enlightenment

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 5.15pm

Venue: G.01, 50 George Square

Matthew Eddy¬†holds Durham’s chair in the History and Philosophy of Science, and has written on a wide range of topics in the history of chemistry, environment, visual culture, book history, and intellectual history. This paper is based on research for a forthcoming monograph,¬†Rewriting Reason: The Art and Science of Student Notebooks during the Scottish Enlightenment, which will be published by University of Chicago Press.

This seminar is organised by the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology Research Group.

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