The Mysterious Science of the Sea, 1775–1943

1st Edition

Natascha Adamowsky

Routledge
Published July 9, 2015
Reference - 256 Pages
ISBN 9781848935327 - CAT# Y211626
Series: History and Philosophy of Technoscience

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Summary

The depths of the oceans are the last example of terra incognita on earth. Adamowsky presents a study of the sea, arguing that – contrary to popular belief – post-Enlightenment discourse on the sea was still subject to mystery and wonder, and not wholly rationalized by science.

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