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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (4): 494–528.
Published: 01 September 2017
... William Lash Miller distributed a booklet instructing Ontario teachers how to teach chemistry without the atomic theory. According to Lash Miller and his Toronto colleagues, who edited a new textbook in 1906, teaching the atomic theory to beginners bred flawed and fuzzy reasoning. Lash Miller was a...
Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (3): 392–427.
Published: 01 June 2016
... the interest of reassessing this picture by analyzing the temporal, national, and epistemological viewpoint from which it is written. I use for this purpose an exemplary case study: Adolphe Ganot’s physics textbooks in France and their translation by Edmund Atkinson in England. In this context, I...