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A Preliminary Discourse on the Study of Natural Philosophy
by John F. W. Herschel
University of Chicago Press, 1987
Paper: 978-0-226-32777-8 | eISBN: 978-0-226-32778-5
Library of Congress Classification Q175.H427 1987
Dewey Decimal Classification 501

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
Originally published in 1830, this book can be called the first modern work in the philosophy of science, covering an extraordinary range of philosophical, methodological, and scientific subjects. 

"Herschel's book . . . brilliantly analyzes both the history and nature of science."—Keith Stewart Thomson, American Scientist

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