Geology in the nineteenth century: changing views of a changing world, by Mott T. Greene

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .

Written in English

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LC ClassificationsQE 11 G73 1982
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Pagination324 p. ill.
Number of Pages324
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Open LibraryOL21995613M
ISBN 100801414679

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Mott T. Greene (born ) is an American historian of science, and is John B. Magee Professor of Science and Values Emeritus, at the University of Puget Sound, from which he retired in He is currently Affiliate Professor of Earth & Space Sciences at the University of Washington.

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Greene's research concerns the tension in modern science between concrete demands for exact descriptions of natural phenomena, and the desire for formal and abstract representations of these same phenomena in the interest of generality and explanatory power.

Mott T. Greene is an affiliate professor of earth and space sciences at the University of Washington and John Magee Professor of Science and Values emeritus at the University of Puget Sound.

He is the author of Geology in the Nineteenth Century: Changing View of a Changing World and Natural Knowledge in Preclassical Antiquity.

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Greene asserts that the standard accounts of nineteenth-century geology, which dwell on the work of Anglo-American scientists, have obscured the. Geology in the Nineteenth Century: Changing Views of a Changing World (), Greene demonstrates how a new way of looking at the world — the discovery of plate tectonics in the s — could be a reason to rescue obscure geologists from historical oblivion.

It is good history and also a good example of self-reflexivity in the post-Kuhnian. Abstract. Inwhile studying granite, Goethe wrote the following: “Ich fürchte den Vorwurf nicht, dass es ein Geist des Widerspruches sein müsse, der mich von Betrachtung und Schilderung des menschlichen Herzens, des jüngsten, mannigfaltigsten, beweglichsten, veränderlichsten, erschütterlichsten Teiles der Schöpfung zu der Beobachtung des ältesten, festesten, tiefsten.

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Greene beautifully puts the record straight with a portrait of Wegener as a respected 'cosmic physicist.'" (Nature) "In this book Mott Greene has ably explained every detail of Wegener’s ideas and research and has created a well-deserved tribute to one of the most creative and energetic scientists of the twentieth century." (Metascience)Reviews: Geology in the Nineteenth Century: Changing Views of a Changing World.

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Mott T. Greene is an affiliate professor of earth and space sciences at the University of Washington and John Magee Professor of Science and Values emeritus. MOTT GREENE RECENTLY startled the readers of Osiris by declaring that the historiography of American geology is in such a primitive state that it is too early to start combing the archives for unpublished documents.

The most urgent task, he argued, is to comprehend the growth of the science as a whole, using published works most of which have never been systematically studied by historians.

Mott T. Greene, Geology in the nineteenth century (Ithaca, ), – "The recent revolution in geology and Kuhn's theory of scientific change," in Philosophy of Science Association, Proceedings, ed. Peter J. Asquith and Ian Hacking (East Lansing, Michigan, ), –, on Measurement and statistical methods in the.

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