Oken, Lorenz

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Published: 01 October 2002
Earth Sciences History (2002) 21 (2): 207–253.
... the support of the rising generation of institutionally based naturalists. By contrast, other contributors have focused on naturalist’s ideas. Michael Ghiselin discusses the possible influence of alchemy on biological thinking, particularly through the strange but fascinating work of Lorenz Oken...
Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2020
Earth Sciences History (2020) 39 (2): 229–245.
... in Vienna he visited Lorenz Oken in Jena and was enthusiastic about Oken’s natural history. Linguistically he remained influenced by the Romantics. Unger was particularly interested in the cultural history of plants in relation to humans. His romanticism slowly turned into historism, bridging culture...
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Published: 01 April 2017
Earth Sciences History (2017) 36 (1): 108–141.
... independent kingdoms and principalities ( Fritscher 2012 ). The political goal of a unified ‘German Nation’ in the aftermath of the Napoleonic wars affected many intellectuals, including scientists. Lorenz Oken (1779–1851; philosopher and medical professor) founded the ‘Assembly of German scientists...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2003
Earth Sciences History (2003) 22 (1): 90–136.
..., Conference on the history of geologic pioneers, August 2–5, 2000: GSA Today , January, p. 28–29. FRITSCHER, B., 2001, Entwicklung in der Geologie bei Lorenz Oken. Offenburg, Von Freiheit und Verantwortung in der Forschung: Symposium on the 150 th anniversary of Lorenz Oken (19.-20. 10. 2001...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2015
Earth Sciences History (2015) 34 (1): 124–151.
... on the Geography of Plants” (1805), and to the similar observations of Joseph Pitton de Tournefort (1656-1708) on the distribution of plants from the base to the higher elevations of Mount Ararat. Perhaps more tellingly Draper points directly to Lorenz Oken (1779-1851). Draper credits Oken with the view...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2011
Earth Sciences History (2011) 30 (2): 183–199.
... The Versammlung deutscher Naturforscher und Ärzte was a symposium, founded in 1822 by the medical doctor and scientist Lorenz Oken (1779–1851). It was held every year in different cities of the German-speaking areas of Europe and was divided into scientific and medical sections ( Hoppe 2002 , pp. 125–274...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2000
Earth Sciences History (2000) 19 (1): 130–158.
... in the 1950s to mid-1980s: the story of a personal perspective” , Episodes , 1998 , 21 :( 3 ) 172 – 177 . Fritscher , Bernhard , ‘“Von Feuerund Wasser-mineralien’. Zur Rolle der Geologie und Mineralogie in der Naturphilosophie Lorenz Okens” , Terra Nostra , 1998 , V88 – V89 . Fritscher...
Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2003
Earth Sciences History (2003) 22 (2): 219–262.
... (in Russian). ERMOLENKO, V., 2002, The Life and Activities of Ignat Domeyko: Krinitsa , nos. 9–10 (in Belarussian). FRITSCHER, B., 2002, Erdgeschichte zwischen Natur und Politik: Lorenz Okens Zeugungsgeschichte der Erde, in D. von Engelhardt and J. Nolte, eds., Von Freiheit und Verantwortung in der...
Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2014
Earth Sciences History (2014) 33 (2): 227–258.
... founded in 1822 by the German ‘Nature Philosopher’ Lorenz Oken (1779–1851), as an interdisciplinary society that would link scientists and doctors with each other and with the wider public. It had, and has, some similarities to the British and Australasian associations for the advancement of science...
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Published: 01 October 2001
Earth Sciences History (2001) 20 (2): 196–228.
... Epistemologie der romantisch- idealistischen Erdwissenschaft am Beispiel der “Geosophie” Lorenz Okens: Zeitschrift fuer geologische Wissenschaften , v. 27, p. 61–69. GILBERT, WILLIAM and SHORT, PETTER, 1600, Gilbert’s De Magnete: An early study of magnetism and electricity. London, 246 p. GILLESPIE...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1144/SP310.25
EISBN: 9781862395589
..., Unger was attracted by the romantic movement in the German territories and especially by the character of Lorenz Oken in Jena, Germany. Unger was then guided by Oken's biology and natural philosophy. Although he later abandoned this style of thinking, a connection remained in a spiritual and linguistic...
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 27 November 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.2535(10)
EISBN: 9780813795355
...), the founder of the Prague National Museum, tried to bring the Meeting of German Naturalists and Physicians (Versammlung deutscher Naturforscher und Ärzte) , established by Lorenz Oken in 1822, to Vienna. The successful conferences of this organization in Leipzig and Berlin aimed at promoting and supporting...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1144/SP343.2
EISBN: 9781862395916
... and entire practical application. He recognized that the long fourth finger supported a membrane which formed a wing, and he christened his flying reptile ‘Ptero-Dactyle’, from the Greek for ‘wing finger’ (Fig.  7 ). Lorenz Oken (1779–1851), at that time Professor of Medicine and Natural History at Jena...
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