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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2021
Earth Sciences History (2021) 40 (1): 1–38.
... teachers of the eighteenth century, Guillaume-François Rouelle, and that Rouelle’s teachings provided the foundations of Hutton’s geological theory. Part One of this contribution reviews Hutton’s early studies in chemistry, and presents evidence to show that Hutton continued his chemistry studies...
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Portrait of <span class="search-highlight">Guillaume</span>-<span class="search-highlight">François</span> <span class="search-highlight">Rouelle</span>. (Gravure by L. J. Cathelin, after V...
Published: 01 April 2021
Figure 1. Portrait of Guillaume-François Rouelle. (Gravure by L. J. Cathelin, after V. Chevalier).
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Published: 01 October 2021
Earth Sciences History (2021) 40 (2): 332–364.
... teachers of the eighteenth century, Guillaume-François Rouelle, and that Rouelle’s teachings provided the foundations of Hutton’s geological theory. Part One of this contribution reviewed evidence that Hutton was a student of Rouelle’s, and concluded with a high degree of confidence, but less than...
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Published: 16 May 2022
Scottish Journal of Geology (2022) 58 (1): sjg2022-008.
... Theory of the Earth, Part One: Hutton as a student of Guillaume-Francois Rouelle, Part Two: Hutton's debts to Rouelle . Earth Sciences History , 40 , 1 – 38 & 332–364 , https://doi.org/10.17704/1944-6187-40.1.1 The concluding chapters of the book progress through Hutton's decline...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2021
Earth Sciences History (2021) 40 (1): ii–iv.
... of James Hutton can be traced back to the instruction he received in Paris from the chemist Guillaume-Francois Rouelle during the years 1747 to 1749. Hutton benefitted by being exposed to Rouelle’s methodology as well as his ideas on origins of coal and limestone, and his observations on erosion...
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Published: 01 April 2001
Earth Sciences History (2001) 20 (1): 44–61.
... by Guillaume-François Rouelle (1703–I770). 31 It may have been on one such excursion that Desmarest discovered he shared interests with Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot (1727–1781); Desmarest told Grosley that together with Turgot he had begun “the study of the environs of Paris in a project which will overthrow...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2013
Earth Sciences History (2013) 32 (1): 39–54.
... opening volume (‘Rouelle’ Vol. 1: 409–431), and in various articles of the dictionary as well, his basic approach to the study of the Earth was oriented by what he learned from the chemist–lecturer Guillaume-François Rouelle (1703–1770). In Rouelle’s scheme, a massif was a coherent rock assemblage...
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Published: 25 January 2023
Scottish Journal of Geology (2023) 59 (1-2): sjg2022-013.
... and ammonium chloride (sal ammoniac). In 1765, they went into partnership to produce this from soot. Guillaume-François Rouelle at Le Jardin du Plantes in Paris, and Boerhaaves book in Leiden, had discussed methods of production. The venture was so successful that Davie became known as ‘Sootie Davie...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2012
Earth Sciences History (2012) 31 (1): 149–164.
... that it was a delight to work through the papers and revisit Rhoda’s insights and mode of doing history. I was quizzical when first reading that Guillaume-François Rouelle was largely unknown and underappreciated, and then it dawned on me that my awareness of Rouelle as Lavoisier’s teacher and contributor...
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Published: 01 April 2013
Earth Sciences History (2013) 32 (1): 9–22.
... French chemists Guillaume-François Rouelle (1702–1770) and Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier (1743–1794). Brongniart acknowledged the fine work of German mineralogists, focused as it was on external form, but he firmly suggested that a systematic classification of minerals should be based on chemistry—what we...
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Published: 01 October 1999
Earth Sciences History (1999) 18 (2): 198–245.
... Thus, his mineralogical insights were heavily colored by the excellent chemistry that characterized French science in the late eighteenth century. From the chemists Guillaume-François Rouelle (1703-1770) and Lavoisier to the mineralogists Brochant and Haüy, the French thought in terms of the chemical...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1144/SP442.29
EISBN: 9781786202925
... and mineralogist Guillaume-François Rouelle (see Gohau 1990 , p. 85). The latter is forgotten because he, as a famed lecturer and advocate of the method of ‘facts first, theory last’, has left the results of his main achievements in manuscripts only. For a similar reason, this respectable precursor group should...
Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 08 December 2020
DOI: 10.1130/2020.0216(01)
EISBN: 9780813782164
... remark that “the abrupt cliffs of our coasts, are original characteristics of our continents” was entirely indefensible. He seems totally unaware that Lavoisier’s great teacher Guillaume-François Rouelle (1703–1770) had already distinguished littoral and pelagic sediments (Deluc could have read about...
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