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James Hutton and the history of geology

Author: Dennis R Dean
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Named Person: James Hutton; Hutton; James Hutton; James Hutton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis R Dean
ISBN: 0801426669 9780801426667
OCLC Number: 24539365
Description: xiii, 303 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The Man and His Theory --
2. "Theory of the Earth": The Middle Phase --
3. Theory of the Earth, 1795 --
4. Hall, Werner, and Jameson --
5. Playfair --
6. Huttonian Controversy --
7. Huttonians and Wernerians --
8. The Triumph of Facts --
9. Specific Problems --
10. Lyell --
11. Hutton and the Historians --
12. Toward Modernity --
Appendix 1. Hutton and Black --
Appendix 2. Hutton and Toulmin --
Appendix 3. Hutton and Geological Time --
Appendix 4. The Authorship of Hutton's "Abstract"
Responsibility: Dennis R. Dean.
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