Science

"After a superficial first glance, most readers of good will and broad knowledge might dismiss [this book] as being too much about too little. T"> Science

"After a superficial first glance, most readers of good will and broad knowledge might dismiss [this book] as being too much about too little. T"> Science

"After a superficial first glance, most readers of good will and broad knowledge might dismiss [this book] as being too much about too little. T">
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The Great Devonian Controversy: The Shaping of Scientific Knowledge among Gentlemanly Specialists

By Martin J. S. Rudwick
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1988
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English
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University of Chicago Press
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Summary

<div>"Arguably the best work to date in the history of geology."—David R. Oldroyd, <I>Science</I><BR><BR>"After a superficial first glance, most readers of good will and broad knowledge might dismiss [this book] as being too much about too little. They would be making one of the biggest mistakes in their intellectual lives. . . . [It] could become one of our century's key documents in understanding science and its history."—Stephen Jay Gould, <I>New York Review of Books</I><BR><BR>"Surely one of the most important studies in the history of science of recent years, and arguably the best work to date in the history of geology."—David R. Oldroyd, <I>Science</I></div>

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