Catalogue

COVID-19: Updates on library services and operations.

The revolution in geology from the Renaissance to the enlightenment /
edited by Gary D. Rosenberg.
imprint
Coulder, Colo. : Geological Society of America, 2009.
description
vii, 283 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
ISBN
0813712033 (cloth), 9780813712031 (cloth)
format(s)
Book
Holdings
More Details
added author
series title
imprint
Coulder, Colo. : Geological Society of America, 2009.
isbn
0813712033 (cloth)
9780813712031 (cloth)
contents note
The measure of man and landscape in the Renaissance and Scientific Revolution / Gary D. Rosenberg -- Geochemical concepts in Isaac Newton's early alchemy / William R. Newman -- From alchemy to science : the Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment in Spanish American mining and metallurgy / Joaquín Pérez Melero -- Signs and symbols in Kircher's Mundus Subterraneus / William C. Parcell -- Niels Stensen-Steno, in the world of collections and museums / Elsebeth Thomsen -- The path to Steno's synthesis on the animal origin of glossopetrae / Kuang-Tai Hsu -- Hooke-Steno relations reconsidered : reassessing the roles of Ole Borch and Robert Boyle / Toshihiro Yamada -- Prompters of Steno's geological principles : generations of stones in living beings, glossopetrae and molding / Troels Kardel -- The age of Earth in Niels Stensen's geology / August Ziggelaar -- Nicolaus Steno the problem of deep time / Alan H. Cutler -- Nicholas Steno and René Descartes : a Cartesian perspective on Steno's scientific development / Sebastian Olden-Jørgensen -- On the origin of natural history : Steno's modern, but forgotten philosophy of science / Jens Morten Hansen -- Nicholas Steno's way from experience to faith : geological evolution and the original sin of mankind / Frank Sobiech -- The Scientific Revolution and Nicholas Steno's twofold conversion / Gian Battista Vai -- Benjamin Franklin and geology / Dennis R. Dean -- Thomas Jefferson, extinction, and the evolving view of Earth history in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries / Stephen M. Rowland -- "Very vain is Science' proudest boast" : the resistance to geological theory in early nineteenth-century England / Noah Heringman -- Charles S. Peirce and the "Light of Nature" / Victor R. Baker -- Theory choice in the historical sciences : geology as a philosophical case study / William L. Vanderburgh -- Natural theology, design and law / Michael T. Ghiselin.
catalogue key
6930461
 
Includes bibliographical references.
A Look Inside
Reviews
This item was reviewed in:
SciTech Book News, September 2009
To find out how to look for other reviews, please see our guides to finding book reviews in the Sciences or Social Sciences and Humanities.

This information is provided by a service that aggregates data from review sources and other sources that are often consulted by libraries, and readers. The University does not edit this information and merely includes it as a convenience for users. It does not warrant that reviews are accurate. As with any review users should approach reviews critically and where deemed necessary should consult multiple review sources. Any concerns or questions about particular reviews should be directed to the reviewer and/or publisher.

  link to old catalogue

Report a problem