This is the first detailed, scholarly study in English of the astronomical, philosophical, and religious ideas that developed between 1750 and 1900 regarding the existence of intelligent extraterrestrial life. The author examines the roles of prominent figures such as Kant, Herschel, Paine, and Lowell in the issue. 16 illustrations.
Reprint of the Cambridge University Press, 1986 edition.
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|Author/Editor||Michael J. Crowe|
|Dimensions||5 3/8 x 8 1/2|