Tradizione e rivoluzione

Scienza e potere in Francia (1815-1840)


The end of the Restoration and the consequences of the 1830 Revolution bequeathed to France 'reduced to dust' society. In the debate on the possible factors of civil rebirth assumed a major relevance the role recognized to journals and encyclopedias in the dissemination of knowledge, seen as a way to promote democracy. Walter Tega analyzes in this book the point of view of the leading intellectuals of the period about the relationship between science and policy.


Walter Tega
Year of Publication
Translated in:
With the title:
Une philosophie pour la Rèpublique
Editori associati (tassonomia)