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Section 7  18:41 Romanticism: there is something beyond just what is observable, and the  objective of science is to understand that.  How does this relate to romanticism as a cultural phenomenon?  o Its trying to depict things in terms of how they should be instead of the  empirical aspects of how they are  o Romanticism more broadly: looking for connections between different  fields, the underlying magic that made one thing compatible with another.  Merging and coming across different genres of activities and things. A  mixture between literature and music, etc. demonstration as opposed to  craftsmanship o Gerta: (what does Morus have to say about him?) He was a German poet/ philosopher, associated with naturphilosophie, and also with,  advancements in color theory and optics, the narrative that morus  presents is of an even more important figure in Germany:  Shelling: (how did he exert his influence on science in the 19 th  century?) we should base everything on experimentation. How did he  propose that this would be done? How should science be done?  With respect to hypotheses, Newton understood hypotheses in  terms of experiments, but he wanted scientists to understand 
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