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Worlds Before Adam: The Reconstruction of Geohistory in the Age of Reform

Martin J. S. Rudwick

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226731285
eISBN:
9780226731308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226731308.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, scientists reconstructed the immensely long history of the earth—and the relatively recent arrival of human life. The geologists of the period, ... More


Goethe’s Erratics: Wandering through Deep Time

Jason Groves

in The Geological Unconscious: German Literature and the Mineral Imaginary

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288106
eISBN:
9780823290475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288106.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The second chapter explores a geological imaginary in the Age of Goethe that takes shape around the errant mobility of granite within a climatologically volatile planet rather than the vertical ... More


The Life of a Tormented Geologist (and Enthusiastic Evolutionist)

Alistair Sponsel

in Darwin's Evolving Identity: Adventure, Ambition, and the Sin of Speculation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226523118
eISBN:
9780226523255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226523255.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter opens part 3, “A Different Approach to Authorship,” by arguing that Darwin’s increasing anxiety was driven by the challenge of fulfilling his obligations as a geological author. With ... More


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