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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (4): 384–410.
Published: 23 September 2020
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 311–322.
Published: 28 May 2020
... Christianity but also with Eastern faiths like Buddhism, whose belief is centered on the transmigration of souls (93). In the next chapter, Larson discusses the relation between religion and science in geology and palaeontology. Interestingly, he suggests that the eigh- teenth century was the golden age of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 67–73.
Published: 02 April 2020
... discipline of physics in 2000: Geophysics is in many ways like physics, and has often been considered a branch of it. Yet in its reliance on data collection from far-flung places and the recalcitrance of its phenomena to the discipline of the laboratory, it has more in common with geology. With its emphasis...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 50–57.
Published: 02 April 2020
... boundaries within the history of the physical sciences, challenging our conceptions of physics vis-a`-vis chemistry, geology, and oceanography (265 and 266). They do exclude the history of technology and engineering entirely from these reflections, but their insights apply equally well to these fields. 52...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (1-2): 90–128.
Published: 02 April 2020
... sections on paleoecology. Plant Succession offered the first explanation of paleoecology and its methods. Paleo- ecology used principles from geology and ecology to examine the interactions of the geosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere of the past. 31 Clements believed that ecologists could more easily...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 573–584.
Published: 01 November 2019
... history. The Museum s exhibits undoubtedly show an allegiance to the flood geology popularized by Whitcomb and Morris. In Righting America at the Creation Museum, Susan L. Trollinger and William Vance Trollinger Jr., both practicing Catholics, provide a detailed tour of the Museum and attempt to unveil...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (4): 490–527.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Regents of the University of California 2016 Charles Darwin sexual selection ethnology Descent of Man John Lubbock race geology SUMAN SETH* Darwin and the Ethnologists: Liberal Racialism and the Geological Analogy ABSTRACT Toward the end of The Descent of Man, Darwin made a striking...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 273–299.
Published: 01 June 2019
..., Geological Survey of Hokkaido: A General Report on the Geology of Yesso (Tokei: Kaitakushi, 1877), 16. 16. Few, however, took interest in his findings at the time, due in part to the limited par- ticipation of Japanese scholars in this academic association. It was not until Yamasaki began to press the case...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (1): 41–69.
Published: 01 February 2019
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (5): 581–593.
Published: 01 November 2018
... linking nineteenth-century natural history, state administrative sciences, and humanistic historical conventions, where I have found that it has been illuminating, for example, to link the work of Ted Porter and others on the history of statistics with studies of natural history and geology in the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (2): 180–222.
Published: 01 April 2018
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (1): 56–109.
Published: 01 February 2018
...- istration to the global and vast temporal canvas of geology and paleontology. 16. On Linnaeus interest in cameralism, see Lisbet Koerner, Linnaeus: Nature and Nation (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1999). On the relationships between state science and chemistry, see Ursula Klein and Wolfgang Lefe...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (1): 110–122.
Published: 01 February 2018
... permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press s Reprints and Permissions web page, httpwww. ucpress.edu/journals.php?p¼reprints. DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.1525/HSNS.2018.48.1.110. Principles of Geology, he had laid out a master geochronology to delineate the Earth...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (5): 602–628.
Published: 01 November 2017
...´ radicals.22 In this stimulating (if divided) company, he produced a two- volume textbook of geology and paleontology that solidified his reputation as a professional geologist, and also published the first two parts of his popular yet authoritative Physiological Letters for the Educated of All Levels...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (5): 589–601.
Published: 01 November 2017
... AND B IO LOG I CA L ORGAN I ZA T I ON | 597 progress proceeded by revolution, as testified by geology, and humans must be subject to the same laws.19 Thus even an ostensibly narrow focus on living organization quickly opens into broader themes, if we allow ourselves to look beyond cell theory alone...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (4): 578–587.
Published: 01 September 2017
... we are affecting them (through tourism and climate change), and how they are affecting us (as tourist destinations and as direct evidence for climate change). The opening chapters are highly descriptive, covering the geology and physical geography of mountains, including an inter- esting discussion...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (4): 529–567.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., archaeology, and geology.35 When Urbain and his wife came to Oxford from Paris along with Sir William Ramsay, Mrs. Sollas organized a luncheon for the group. Later that night, the ladies went to a meeting of theWomen s Suffrage Society in Somerville College.36 Moseley s mother was no doubt the architect of an...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2014) 44 (1): 37–79.
Published: 01 February 2014
... cornucopia seem to be once again in ascendance in the United States, Hubbert’s Peak still haunts any consideration of humanity’s environmental future. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 oil geology Hubbert McKelvey scarcity abundance USGS peak oil TYLER PRIEST...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (2): 164–199.
Published: 01 April 2017
... that early Victorian science in Canada especially what she termed inventory science such as geology and botany not only provided material benefits to citizens but also furnished the intellectual tools and metaphors to envision a transcontinental nation as scientists fanned out west and north to...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (1): 117–125.
Published: 01 February 2017
... book. (Hentschel has developed an invaluable online database of such figures, containing entries for more than 10,000 illustrators active from the mid-fifteenth to the mid-twentieth century.4) Inter alia, Hentschel touches upon geology, spectroscopy, thermodynamics, CT scans, gravitation, paleontology...