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The man who found time : James Hutton and the discovery of the earth's antiquity

Author: Jack Repcheck
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Perseus, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Follows the story of the gentleman farmer from Edinburgh whose observations about the age of the planet challenged theological beliefs, by citing his contributions to proving Darwin's theories.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Biografía
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Repcheck, Jack.
Man who found time.
Cambridge, MA : Perseus, ©2003
(OCoLC)647007218
Named Person: James Hutton; James Hutton; James Hutton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Repcheck
ISBN: 073820692X 9780738206929
OCLC Number: 52361457
Description: 247 pages : map ; 20 cm
Contents: 1. Looking So Far Into the Abyss of Time --
2. First Came Adam and Eve, Then Came Cain and Abel ... --
3. Auld Reekie --
4. The Storm Before the Calm --
5. Youthful Wanderings --
6. The Paradox of the Soil --
7. The Athens of the North --
8. The Eureka Moments --
9. Hutton's Boswell's --
10. The Huttonian Revolution --
Appendix/Definitions.
Other Titles: James Hutton and the discovery of the earth's antiquity
Responsibility: Jack Repcheck.

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The subject of this expertly crafted narrative is James Hutton, the gentleman farmer from Edinburgh who discovered that the earth is millions of years old, not six thousand, and paved the way for  Read more...

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