Table of contents for Science and reform : selected works of Charles Babbage / [edited] by Anthony Hyman.


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Acknowledgements
Introduction
1. Family background and education
2. Early mathematical work
3. The first difference engine
4. Life assurance
5. Reform of science
6. Economic theory
7. Life peerage
8. Babbage's philosophy
9. Taxation
10. The analytical engines
11. Lighthouse signalling
Postscript
Works represented
Index
Plate section.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Mathematics, Science, Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871