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Anton Pannekoek (1873-1960), prominent astronomer and world-renowned socialist theorist, stood at the nexus of the revolutions in politics, science and the arts of the early twentieth century. His astronomy was uniquely visual and highly innovative, while his politics were radical. Anton Pannekoek: Ways of Viewing Science and Society collects essays on Pannekoek and his contemporaries at the crossroads of political history, the history of science and art history.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
  2. pp. i-iv
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-viii
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  1. 1. Anton Pannekoek: Ways of Viewing Science and Society
  2. pp. 9-24
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  1. 2. Anton Pannekoek's Astronomy in Relation to his Political Activities, and the Founding of the Astronomical Institute of the University of Amsterdam
  2. pp. 25-50
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  1. 3. Anton Pannekoek: A 'Principled Theorist'
  2. pp. 51-74
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  1. 4. Utopianism in Anton Pannekoek's Socialism and Astronomy
  2. pp. 75-86
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  1. 5. Pannekoek's One Revolution
  2. pp. 87-108
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  1. 6. Astronomy in the Time of Pannekoek and Pannekoek as an Astronomer of his Times
  2. pp. 109-136
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  1. 7. 'A New Scientific Conception of the Human World'
  2. pp. 137-156
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  1. 8. From Science to Science
  2. pp. 157-172
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  1. 9. Popularizing the Cosmos
  2. pp. 173-196
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  1. 10. Anton Pannekoek as a Pioneer in the Sociology of Knowledge
  2. pp. 197-218
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  1. 11. The Milky Way as Optical Phenomenon
  2. pp. 219-248
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  1. 12. The Labour of Handwork in Astronomy
  2. pp. 249-284
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  1. 13. Cross-Fading the Milky Way
  2. pp. 285-304
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  1. 14. A Galaxy of Appearances
  2. pp. 305-318
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 319-322
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789048535002
MARC Record
OCLC
1178543341
Launched on MUSE
2020-07-26
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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