Dr Priestley and the breath of life.

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  • Priestley, Joseph, -- 1733-1804.

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The dephlogisticated air was oxygen released from the previously burnt mercury. With the advent of ‘oxygen bars’ on high streets in New York and Berlin where individuals pay around $10 for 5 minutes of oxygen therapy, Priestley seems remarkably prescient in his suggestion that oxygen might become a fashionable luxury by: Johnson on Priestley.

In Life of Johnson, Samuel Johnson complains thusly about Joseph Priestley: “Of Dr. Priestley’s theological works, he remarked that they tended to unsettle everything, and yet settled nothing.” That seems like a fair criticism.

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Here Mr. Paine attacks, with one bold decisive blow, the whole order of Priesthood, of every religious system, from the times of Moses to the present day; and not only the Priesthood, but the followers and dis∣ciples of every religion and sect, that does, or Page 14 ever did exist in the whole world.The book's main strength is its explanation of how multiple influences, including Priestley's aptitudes and education, the conventions of English coffee house society, England's easily accessible coal deposits, and luck, came together to make Priestley's work possible.

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