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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 01 April 2009
DOI: 10.1130/978-0-8137-1203-1-203.0.149
... As a young student in Copenhagen, Nicholas Steno was well acquainted with the work of the French philosopher and scientist René Descartes and adopted his methodological principles and many of his theories as well. Empirical anatomical research on glands, muscles, and brain gradually made Steno...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 March 2004
GSA Bulletin (2004) 116 (3-4): 394–406.
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Published: 07 June 2016
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2016) 106 (4): 1446–1460.
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Series: Society of Exploration Geophysicists Geophysics Reprint Series
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 9781560803188
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1144/SP381.8
EISBN: 9781862396401
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1144/SP311.5
EISBN: 9781862395596
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Journal: Geophysics
Published: 01 January 2004
Geophysics (2004) 69 (1): 180–190.
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Published: 01 March 2002
Seismological Research Letters (2002) 73 (2): 125–135.
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Published: 01 July 2000
Seismological Research Letters (2000) 71 (4): 437–443.
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Published: 01 December 1988
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1988) 78 (6): 1948–1964.
... 5 Rue Rene Descartes Roma, Italy 67084 Strasbourg Cedex, France (R.C., G.G.) (H.H., L.R., M.F., A.C.) Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris Osservatorio Sismico 'A. Bina' 4 Place Jussieu, Tour 14 Perugia, Italy 75230 Paris Cedex 05 France (M.S.) (R.G., L.M., G.P.) Manuscript received 14 July 1988 ...
Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 01 April 2009
DOI: 10.1130/2009.1203(02)
... Isaac Newton developed an unusual and little-known theory of subterranean metal and mineral formation by integrating concepts drawn from his own alchemical experimentation and reading with the mechanical philosophy that he inherited from other seventeenth-century figures such as René Descartes...
Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 01 April 2009
DOI: 10.1130/978-0-8137-1203-1-203.0.135
... The interest of the Danish scientist Niels Stensen (1638–1686) in geology begins with his manuscript Chaos of 1659. It shows how he is influenced by Pierre Borel (ca. 1620–1689), René Descartes (1596–1650), Athanasius Kircher (1601–1680), Pierre Gassendi (1592–1655), and others. His main...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1144/SP310.7
EISBN: 9781862395589
... mathematician Gabriele Beati and meteorological and cosmic sections; the cosmogonic sections and hexameral idiom of Robert Fludd; the geogonic sections and hexameral idiom of René Descartes; the apocalyptic idiom of Thomas Burnet; and the global depictions and hexameral idiom of William Whiston...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2001.190.01.03
EISBN: 9781862394384
..., the continental reception of English Theories of the Earth varied. This was due to the complexity of the European context which since the 1660s had produced the theories of René Descartes, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz and Athanasius Kircher, as well as Nicolaus Steno’s dynamic view on the development of the Earth’s...
Published: 01 January 1932
DOI: 10.1130/Fairchild.1932.9
EISBN: 9780813759449
... and Germany. René Descartes (1596-1650) and G. W. Leibnitz (1646-1716) formulated the first rational hypothesis of the origin of our planetary system. For two centuries the "nebular" or "Laplacian" theory had quite universal acceptance. It is no discredit to their brilliant work that later discoveries...
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Published: 01 October 2020
Earth Sciences History (2020) 39 (2): 485.
...) with: The term geologie appeared in 1695 in an explanation and defence of the theories of the French philosopher René Descartes (1596−1650) published by his fellow-countryman Pierre Cally … Cally’s book included chapters on the World (Cosmologie) , the Earth (Geologie) , Water (Hidrologie) , the Sky...
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Published: 01 March 1995
Seismological Research Letters (1995) 66 (2): 70.
..., Strasbourg, France (EUG VIII, E.O.P.G., 5 Rue Rene Descartes, Strasbourg Cedex 67084, France.) MAY 1995 May 15–17 SEE-2 Second International Conference on Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, Teheran, Iran. May 24-26 Cordilleran section Meeting, Geological Society of Americ Fairbanks, AK...
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Published: 01 April 2020
Earth Sciences History (2020) 39 (1): 219–220.
... the museum exhibit landscape, yet his article is a very interesting account of a new mode of museum display that also discusses Immanuel Kant, René Descartes, Nicholas Steno, John Muir, and a host of other science and philosophy luminaries. Other interesting articles deal with the fossils and catalogs...
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Journal: Elements
Published: 01 February 2021
Elements (2021) 17 (1): 3.
..., such as René Descartes, Agostino Scilla, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz and Nicolas Steno, who lived near, travelled through, or who simply explored the Alps. And that first flowering of geology as its own discipline, in the 18 th century, was largely driven by scientists at Alps-accessible French and Swiss...
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Published: 01 March 1999
The Journal of Geology (1999) 107 (2): 249.
... ideas that almost seem reasonable to modern geologists. Chapter 2 evaluates “mechanical” theories of the earth and physico-theology. Oldroyd's figures 2.1 and 2.2 illustrate the development of the earth according to the mechanical philosopher René Descartes. Chapter 3 shows how geology became distinct...