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The Enlightenment of Joseph Priestley

A Study of His Life and Work from 1733 to 1773

by Robert E. Schofield

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Pennsylvania State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Chemistry,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • Chemistry (General),
  • Unitarianism,
  • Religion,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • History: World,
  • Chemistry - General,
  • History,
  • Scientists - General,
  • Priestley, Joseph,
  • Christianity - Protestant,
  • 1733-1804,
  • Biography,
  • Chemists,
  • Clergy,
  • Priestley, Joseph,,
  • Unitarian churches

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10284054M
    ISBN 100271016620
    ISBN 109780271016627

    Request PDF | Joseph Priestley, Oxygen, and the Enlightenment | Joseph Priestley () was the first person to report the discovery of oxygen and describe some of its extraordinary properties.   In The Enlightened Joseph Priestley Robert Schofield completes his two-volume biography of one of the great figures of the English Enlightenment. The first volume, published in , covered the first forty years of Joseph Priestley’s life in : Penn State University Press.

    Joseph Priestley (13 March – 8 February ) was a British natural philosopher, political theorist, clergyman, theologian, and was one of the most influential Dissenters of the late 18th-century.. A member of marginalized religious groups throughout his life and a proponent of what was called "rational Dissent", Priestley advocated religious toleration (challenging even.   Using the spirit of the enlightenment and Joseph Priestley, our Salon explores the intersection of science, religion and politics. Join us to expand horizons of thought and understanding. Third Thursday of most months. January: Bring a book you want to read or something you want to share and help us put together our reading list [ ].

    Priestley was also a member of the Lunar Society of Birmingham, a dinner club of Enlightened intellectuals and natural philosophers. Wikipedia says: In late the nature of the society was to change again with the move to Birmingham of Joseph Priestley. Priestley had been closely associated with the group's activities for over a decade and. Today Joseph Priestley is remembered primarily as one of the men who isolated oxygen and who also identified several other gases. In his own time, Priestley was also known as a teacher, controversial minister, and very prolific author who wrote books and pamphlets on theology, history, politics, education and language in addition to various.


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Yet no one has attempted an all-inclusive biography of Priestley, probably because he was simply too many persons for anyone easily to comprehend in a single Author: Robert E. Schofield. For more information, write: Joseph Priestley House, Priestley Avenue, Northumberland, PA ; or telephone () Northumberland County was created in —just two decades before the arrival of Joseph Priestley—in response to expanding settlement along the upper reaches of the Susquehanna River following the French and.

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The amount Brand: Penn State University Press. The Rudiments of English Grammar () was a popular English grammar textbook written by the 18th-century British polymath Joseph Priestley. While a minister for a congregation in Nantwich, Cheshire, Priestley established a local school; it was his first successful educational ing that all students should have a good grasp of English and its grammar before learning any other.

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