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Fantastic Worlds of the Natural Philosopher

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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:00:24 +0000
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Fantastic Worlds: Science and Fiction 1780-1910
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natural philosopher
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The term “Natural Philosopher” was common in the early 19th century for someone who studied nature and the physical universe. It was not until the mid-19th century onward that the term scientist becoming more popular. Natural philosophers often pursued a wide variety of both scientific and artistic interests and offer a colorful glimpse into the <a href="https://blog.library.si.edu/blog/2016/08/24/fantastic-worlds-natural-philosopher/#more-'" class="more-link">more &#187;</a>
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