Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-6 of 6 items for:

Philosophy x Engineering (General) x clear all

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

Anderson, Adam (1780–1846), natural philosopher and engineer

Kenneth J. Cameron.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Engineering (General). 867 words.

Anderson, Adam (1780–1846), natural philosopher and engineer, was born on 29 June 1780 in Tulliallan parish, Perthshire, third son in the family of four sons and two daughters of Andrew...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Desaguliers, John Theophilus (1683–1744), natural philosopher and engineer

Patricia Fara.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Engineering (General). 3070 words.

Desaguliers, John Theophilus (1683–1744), natural philosopher and engineer, was born on 12 March 1683 at La Rochelle, France, the only surviving child of Jean Desaguliers (1644–1699),...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Hauksbee, Francis (bap. 1660, d. 1713), natural philosopher and scientific instrument maker

Stephen Pumfrey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1741 words.

Hauksbee, Francis (bap. 1660, d. 1713), natural philosopher and scientific instrument maker, was baptized on 27 May 1660 in the parish of St Mary-at-the-Walls, Colchester, the fifth of five...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Millington, John (1779–1868), engineer and natural philosopher

Charlotte Webb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Engineering (General). 1133 words.

Millington, John (1779–1868), engineer and natural philosopher, was born on 11 May 1779 in Hammersmith, Middlesex, the third child of Thomas Charles Millington, attorney, and Ruth Hill....

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Nairne, Edward (1726–1806), instrument maker and natural philosopher

Simon Schaffer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1423 words.

Nairne, Edward (1726–1806), instrument maker and natural philosopher, was the son of Edward Nairne, and perhaps a native of Sandwich, Kent. In 1741 he was apprenticed to the London optical...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Pepys, William Hasledine (1775–1856), surgical instrument maker and natural philosopher

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1088 words.

Pepys, William Hasledine (1775–1856), surgical instrument maker and natural philosopher, was born on 23 March 1775, one of two surviving sons of William Hasledine Pepys (1748–1805), cutler...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page