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Joseph Priestley, Scientist, Philosopher, and Theologian$
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Isabel Rivers and David L. Wykes

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199215300

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215300.001.0001

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Introduction *

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Joseph Priestley, Scientist, Philosopher, and Theologian
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David L. Wykes (Contributor Webpage)

Isabel Rivers (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215300.003.0001

This introductory chapter begins with a brief review of the notable achievements of Joseph Priestley. It then discusses 18th-century religious dissent in England, doctrinal developments within dissent, and late 18th-century reform movements. The commemoration of Priestley and sources for the study of Priestley are then covered.

Keywords:   scientist, religious dissent, England, reform

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