(Economist, Physicist, Historian, Philosopher, Writer, University teacher, Mathematician)
William Whewell was an English polymath, scientist, philosopher, theologian,and historian of science. He worked in a wide range of fields, publishing works in the disciplines of physics, mechanics, geology,economics, and astronomy. He also wrote poetry, sermons, and theological tracts. He is credited with coining the terms linguistics, physicist, consilience, scientist, catastrophism, and uniformitarianism.