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From Mineralogy to Geology: The Foundations of a Science, 1650-1830

By: Rachel Laudan

278 pages, 6 b/w photos, 10 line illus

University of Chicago Press

Paperback | Dec 1994 | #27654 | ISBN: 0226469476
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Traces the intellectual roots of geology to mineralogy and chemical cosmogony and uses the history of geology to explore the nature of science in general.

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