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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2011; 414365–404 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2011.41.4.365
Published: 01 October 2011
...Isabelle Charmantier The Swedish naturalist Carl Linnaeus (1707–1778) is reputed to have transformed botanical practice by shunning the process of illustrating plants and relying on the primacy of literary descriptions of plant specimens. Botanists and historians have long debated Linnaeus's...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-258–66 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.58
Published: 02 April 2020
..., HSNS 41, no. 1 (2011): 1 40; Snait B. Gissis. Visualizing Race in the Eighteenth Century, HSNS 41, no. 1 (2011): 41 103. 18. Isabelle Charmantier, Carl Linnaeus and the Visual Representation of Nature, HSNS 41, no. 4 (2011): 365 404; Mar´ a M. Portuondo, Mutis: Plants, Ants, and Visualizing...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 495504–555 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.5.504
Published: 01 November 2019
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 493300–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.3.300
Published: 01 June 2019
... Geschichte (ref. 34), 397. 316 | T EN HAGEN came to be considered as the basic units of proper, empirical historiography. Still, the ultimate goal of the new fact-oriented empiricism among the members of the Go¨ttingen School remained to construct a system of facts, analogous to that of Linnaeus. FACTS IN...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 483390–401 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.3.390
Published: 01 June 2018
... (historia naturalis) and natural history that reflect competing views about how to approach the study of the organic world. On the one hand, nature can be examined by describing and classifying its diverse objects, pro- ducing rich and exhaustive compendia such as Linnaeus s Systema naturae (1758). As...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 48156–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.1.56
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. 2015; 453357–396 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.3.357
Published: 01 June 2015
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2014; 444297–318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2014.44.4.297
Published: 01 September 2014
... constellations by representing the true affinities of the different beings found in nature: the result would be the long-sought Natural System.22 Carl Linnaeus had spent his life in search of this system, all the while doubting that he had succeeded in approaching it; his own elaborate published systems, with...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2013; 433381–389 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2013.43.3.381
Published: 01 June 2013
... of the two-hundredth anniversary of Linnaeus s birth, the garden undertook a project to publish important documents found in its collections.3 Although a large biography was then published and many documents brought to light, it would not be until the middle decades of the twentieth century that...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2011; 41141–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2011.41.1.41
Published: 01 February 2011
... justificatory appara- tuses, as seen in the work by Tournefort, Ray, Linnaeus, Adanson, Buffon, Jussieu and Lamarck, and others. See, e.g., Henri Daudin, De Linné à Lamarck: Méthodes de la Classification et Idée de Série en Botanique et en Zoologie (1740 1790) (Paris: Editions des Archives Contemporaines, 1983...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2011; 4111–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2011.41.1.1
Published: 01 February 2011
..., the system of nature was based on both elements and processes. On the one hand, elements are clear in the legacy of two els, Linnaeus and Lavoisier. The system of nature could be harvested and cured or transformed to produce mood-altering ingestibles: spices, tobacco, cocoa, coffee, sugar, gin, and...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2010; 404532–568 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2010.40.4.532
Published: 01 November 2010
... lenses that sought stability, fixity, isolation, and purity. As George Shull, the father of hybrid corn, wrote, Linnaeus s old idea of the immutability of specific types, as well as the Darwinian conception of fluidity and gradual change, were based upon almost total ignorance of genetics ; the work...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2010; 403279–317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2010.40.3.279
Published: 01 August 2010
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2010; 402149–182 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2010.40.2.149
Published: 01 May 2010
... press); Bruno J. Strasser, Inventing GenBank: Natural History, Experimentation, and the Moral Economies of Biomedicine, 1979 1982 Isis (in press). 5. For a broad overview, see Paul Lawrence Farber, Finding Order in Nature: The Naturalist Tradition from Linnaeus to E. O. Wilson (Baltimore: Johns...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2009; 394482–490 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2009.39.4.482
Published: 01 November 2009
..., especially the Englishman Robert Bakewell, collectively show how a hard version of hered- ity in plants and animals compelled increasing attention. Constancy of charac- ter had hitherto been attributed to similarities of local circumstances. Linnaeus, to take a notably influential example, considered...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2009; 393300–355 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2009.39.3.300
Published: 01 August 2009
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2009; 391115–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2009.39.1.115
Published: 01 February 2009
.... HSNS3901_05 1/12/09 4:11 PM Page 120 to the twentieth centuries as a striking visual lesson on the changing ethos of scientific depiction. Readers are encouraged to examine the claim of truth s clar- ity in Linnaeus s table of leaf types and then later ponder trained judgment s authority in a page of stark...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2008; 382313–323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2008.38.2.313
Published: 01 May 2008
... flora and minerals. In addition, he saw exotic species as im- portant for understanding local ones; far away places were now relevant to his own land. The ground-breaking Bibliotheca botanica by Carolus Linnaeus (1707 1778), published in 1736, on the one hand was indebted to the tradition of local his...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2008; 38177–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2008.38.1.77
Published: 01 February 2008
... intellectual interest in how such an ex- traordinary diversity of life came to be. The system of Latin binomials devised by Carl Linnaeus (the second Adam ) was meant to embrace all of nature, plac- ing each natural kind in a web of human meaning though some ambiguous things inevitably evade our cultural...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2007; 372479–492 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2007.37.2.479
Published: 01 March 2007
... four centuries. These include several foundational and revolutionary episodes in the history of science: Newton s gravitational theory, Linnaeus s and Cuvier s classifi- catory schemes, Darwin s evolution, Maxwell s electromagnetism, Schrödinger s and Heisenberg s competing approaches to quantum...