The paper examines the institutional representation of philosophical (scientific) engineering in Glasgow in the two middle quarter of the nineteenth century, paying particular attention to the context for the formation of the Institution of Engineers in Scotland (which was based in Glasgow) and the status of Glasgow as site for institutions in competition with those in other urban centres, including Edinburgh and London.
|Title of host publication||Urban histories of science|
|Subtitle of host publication||Making Knowledge in the City, 1820-1940|
|Editors||Agusti Nieto-Galan, Oliver Hochadel|
|Place of Publication||Abingdon|
|Number of pages||22|
|ISBN (Print)||9780415784177, 0415784174|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|
|Name||Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine|
Marsden, B. (2018). Institutionalizing the "metropolis of mechanics": Philosophical engineering in the city of Glasgow c. 1825 - c. 1875. In A. Nieto-Galan, & O. Hochadel (Eds.), Urban histories of science: Making Knowledge in the City, 1820-1940 (pp. 37-58). (Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine). Routledge.