skip to content
Restless genius : Robert Hooke and his earthly thoughts Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Restless genius : Robert Hooke and his earthly thoughts

Author: Ellen T Drake; Robert Hooke
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

This study interprets Robert Hooke's "Lectures and Discourses of Earthquakes, and Subterraneous Eruptions" (1667-1694). The volume consists of the original text transposed into modern type, paired  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Robert Hooke; Robert Hooke; Robert Hooke; Hooke; Robert Hooke; Robert Hooke; Robert Hooke; Robert Hooke; Robert Hooke; Robert Hooke
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen T Drake; Robert Hooke
ISBN: 0195066952 9780195066951
OCLC Number: 33207601
Notes: Includes reprint of "Lectures and discourses of earthquakes and subterraneous eruptions" from: Posthumous works of Robert Hooke. London : R. Waller, 1705.
Description: xiv, 386 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Part I. Robert Hooke's life and work. The life of Robert Hooke --
The Isle of Wight and its influence on Hooke's earthly thoughts --
Other theories of the Earth --
Hooke's system of the Earth --
Hooke's concept of polar wandering on an oblate spheroid Earth --
Hooke's theory of evolution and attitude toward God and time --
Plagiarism or paranoia? --
Final assessment --
Part II. Hooke's Discourses of earthquakes and subterraneous eruptions (1667-1694) [introduced, transcribed, and annotated by E.T. Drake].
Responsibility: Ellen Tan Drake.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Drake skillfully focuses on Hooke's research in geologic phenomena and places it within a larger historical context. . . .Beautiful illustrations coupled with Drake's well-written prose make for an Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/33207601> # Restless genius : Robert Hooke and his earthly thoughts
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "33207601" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   rdfs:seeAlso <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794980183#CreativeWork/lectures_and_discourses_of_earthquakes_and_subterraneous_eruptions> ; # Lectures and discourses of earthquakes and subterraneous eruptions.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794980183#Topic/geologists_england> ; # Geologists--England
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794980183#Topic/aardbevingen> ; # Aardbevingen
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/32063971> ; # Robert Hooke
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794980183#Topic/geologues_angleterre> ; # Géologues--Angleterre
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/972484> ; # Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85144255> ; # Volcanism
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1168830> ; # Volcanism
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794980183#Topic/geology> ; # Geology
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794980183#Person/hooke_robert_1635_1703> ; # Robert Hooke
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1219920> ; # England
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/900899> ; # Earthquakes
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85040496> ; # Earthquakes
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/B/e20/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/940615> ; # Geologists
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794980183#Topic/geologie_grande_bretagne_1603_1714_stuarts_biographies> ; # Géologie--Grande-Bretagne--1603-1714 (Stuarts)--Biographies
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794980183#Topic/vulkanisme> ; # Vulkanisme
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794980183#Person/hooke_robert> ; # Robert Hooke
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/550.92/e20/> ;
   schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/91347032> ; # Ellen T. Drake
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794980183#Person/hooke_robert_1635_1703> ; # Robert Hooke
   schema:datePublished "1996" ;
   schema:description "Part I. Robert Hooke's life and work. The life of Robert Hooke -- The Isle of Wight and its influence on Hooke's earthly thoughts -- Other theories of the Earth -- Hooke's system of the Earth -- Hooke's concept of polar wandering on an oblate spheroid Earth -- Hooke's theory of evolution and attitude toward God and time -- Plagiarism or paranoia? -- Final assessment -- Part II. Hooke's Discourses of earthquakes and subterraneous eruptions (1667-1694) [introduced, transcribed, and annotated by E.T. Drake]."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/794980183> ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Restless genius : Robert Hooke and his earthly thoughts"@en ;
   schema:productID "33207601" ;
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0602/95042703-t.html> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780195066951> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB9668025> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/33207601> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794980183#CreativeWork/lectures_and_discourses_of_earthquakes_and_subterraneous_eruptions> # Lectures and discourses of earthquakes and subterraneous eruptions.
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794980183#Person/hooke_robert_1635_1703> ; # Robert Hooke
   schema:name "Lectures and discourses of earthquakes and subterraneous eruptions." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794980183#Person/hooke_robert> # Robert Hooke
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Hooke" ;
   schema:givenName "Robert" ;
   schema:name "Robert Hooke" ;
   schema:name "Hooke Robert" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794980183#Person/hooke_robert_1635_1703> # Robert Hooke
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1635" ;
   schema:deathDate "1703" ;
   schema:familyName "Hooke" ;
   schema:givenName "Robert" ;
   schema:name "Robert Hooke" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794980183#Topic/geologie_grande_bretagne_1603_1714_stuarts_biographies> # Géologie--Grande-Bretagne--1603-1714 (Stuarts)--Biographies
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Géologie--Grande-Bretagne--1603-1714 (Stuarts)--Biographies"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794980183#Topic/geologues_angleterre> # Géologues--Angleterre
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Géologues--Angleterre"@fr ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85040496> # Earthquakes
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Earthquakes"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85144255> # Volcanism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Volcanism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1168830> # Volcanism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Volcanism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1219920> # England
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "England" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/900899> # Earthquakes
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Earthquakes"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/940615> # Geologists
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Geologists"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/972484> # Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/32063971> # Robert Hooke
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1635" ;
   schema:deathDate "1703" ;
   schema:familyName "Hooke" ;
   schema:givenName "Robert" ;
   schema:name "Robert Hooke" ;
   schema:sameAs <http://d-nb.info/gnd/118774883> ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/91347032> # Ellen T. Drake
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Drake" ;
   schema:givenName "Ellen T." ;
   schema:name "Ellen T. Drake" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780195066951>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0195066952" ;
   schema:isbn "9780195066951" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.