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Published: 01 October 2020
Earth Sciences History (2020) 39 (2): 447–473.
...Sara Miglietti ABSTRACT This article traces the formation of a (self-)critical discourse around human environmental agency in early Enlightenment Europe, focusing on the Swiss naturalist Johann Jakob Scheuchzer (1672–1733) and the Royal Society milieus to which he was connected. In manuscript...
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Published: 01 October 2020
Earth Sciences History (2020) 39 (2): 363–370.
... of the natural discourse that ranged from the most abstract problem of defining space, time and force, to problems of cosmological order and geology. 19 In her essay, Sara Miglietti deals with the case of the eighteenth century Swiss naturalist Johann Jakob Scheuchzer and shows how his anthropology...
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Published: 01 May 2006
American Mineralogist (2006) 91 (5-6): 937–943.
... to the Swiss naturalist Johann Jakob Scheuchzer (1672–1733). Scheuchzerite is associated with saneroite and tiragalloite in veins resulting from the remobilization of ore components during retrograde Tertiary Alpine metamorphism. Scheuchzerite forms yellow-orange, transparent acicular crystals up to 0.5 mm...
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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
... chronology included those of Emanuel Swedenborg in Sweden and Johann Jakob Scheuchzer in Switzerland, while in France, Benok De Maillet proposed a Theory of the Earth which was censured by the Church because of its possible implications regarding the eternity of matter. Among European scholars of the first...
Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2016
The Journal of Geology (2016) 124 (6): 643–698.
... of the particular problem he or she happens to be working on. Johann Jakob Scheuchzer used his friend’s and his brother’s figures sketched at the Lake Uri shores in discussing the geology of the Alps (Scheuchzer 1716 , 1731 ), but he did something else: he depicted in two figures on a copper plate...
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Published: 01 April 2007
The Canadian Mineralogist (2007) 45 (2): 410–412.
... of bibliography”, and his contributions to botany and zoology with his incredibly detailed and richly illustrated books were immense. Lesser-known early figures who contributed significantly to Swiss mineralogy include Johann Jakob Scheuchzer (1672–1733), Johann Heinrich Hottinger (1680–1756), Moritz Anton...
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Published: 01 June 2023
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2023) 142 (2): 262–288.
... such as Marsili’s friend Johann Jakob Scheuchzer and G. Targioni Tozzetti (1712–1783) later on, as a variant to orographic. The map focused on establishing the main trends of highest European mountain chains (“ linea Montium Altiorum ”) which were understand as 3-dimensional (3D) geological bodies continuing...
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Published: 01 October 2020
Earth Sciences History (2020) 39 (2): 389–408.
...), and John Woodward (1665–1728), and enthusiastically promoted on the Continent by the Swiss naturalist Johann Jakob Scheuchzer (1672–1733). Although with significant differences, all these models agreed in seeing the surface of the Earth as a wrecked, ruined version of the perfect Earth created by God...
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Published: 15 July 2021
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (2021) 192 (1): 34.
... . Mémoires de l’Académie impériale des Sciences, Belles-Lettres et Arts de Lyon, Classe des Sciences 9 : 287 – 330 . Gaudant J , Bouillet G. 1997 . Aux sources de la paléoichthyologie : les doléances et revendications des poissons (Piscium querelae et vindiciae) de Johann Jakob...
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Published: 23 May 2018
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (2018) 189 (2): 8.
... témoins du déluge ; Johann Jakob Scheuchzer ; (présenté par) Jean Gaudant ; deux traductions (du latin) de Geneviève Bouillet. Paris  : Mines Paris-tech , 163 p. Gobet N. 1779. Mémoire sur les différentes espèces de mines qui ont été & sont encore exploitées en Gascogne. In : Gobet N, ed...
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Published: 01 April 1997
Earth Sciences History (1997) 16 (1): 50–74.
..., Centre for Scottish Studies, University of Aberdeen, 183 p. Kelley, J. E., Jr. 1995, Perspectives on the origins and uses of portolan charts. Cartographica , v. 32, no. 3, p. 1-16. Kempe, Michael, 1996, Die Sintfluttheorie von Johann Jakob Scheuchzer: Zur Entstehung des modernen Weltbildes und...
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Published: 01 April 2014
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (2014) 185 (4): 233–252.
... revendications des poissons (Piscium querelae et vindiciae) de Johann Jakob Scheuchzer (1708) . In : Gaudant J. Gohau G. , Eds., De la géologie à son histoire . – CTHS , Paris , 37 – 59 . Gaudant J. Bouillet G. ( 2005 ). – La paléontologie de la Renaissance . – Travaux du Comité...
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Published: 01 October 1998
Earth Sciences History (1998) 17 (2): 210–232.
... of fossil vertebrates have received considerable attention, little has been written on the history of palaeoichth-yology. The paper by Jean Gaudant and Geneviève Bouillet is thus a ground-breaker, extending as it does far beyond their principal theme, the writings of Johann Jakob Scheuchzer (1708...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1144/SP310.9
EISBN: 9781862395589
... Johann Jakob Scheuchzer and Louis Bourguet some time before and during the composition of the book. Analysis of both De' Corpi marini and the letters allows an improved reconstruction of Vallisneri's thought, and facilitates understanding of some of the apparent inconsistencies that can be found...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1144/SP310.7
EISBN: 9781862395589
... carried a temporal significance for Robert Fludd, Descartes, Warren, Whiston and many others. Concordist schemes were precarious, yet the directionalist tendency of the idiom persisted through various interpretations. A convenient endpoint for this survey is the Kupfer-Bibel of Johann Jakob Scheuchzer...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1130/2006.2411(08)
... 1704, he was assisted by Johann Scheuchzer, brother of the famous naturalist Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, who had a good knowledge of Greek and Latin ( Marsili, 1930b ; Longhena, 1930 ; Vaccari, 2003 ). Marsili's activities in these years can be seen in an unpublished manuscript of March 1704 (BUB, FM...
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Published: 01 October 1997
Earth Sciences History (1997) 16 (2): 100–157.
... , GeoTimcs , 1960 , Vol. 5 , No. 2 , p. 28 – 29 . Scheuchzer , Johann Jakob, Ouresiphoites Helveticus, sive itinera per Helvetii Alpinas Facta Annis, Lugduni Batavorum , 1723 , 4 Vols. Scott , James Brown, United States and France, Some Opinions on International Gratitude , New...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1144/SP287.5
EISBN: 9781862395350
... (1643) it was realized that the instrument could also be used for calculating height. Barometric pressure increases and decreases respectively by 1 mm with a change in altitude of about 12 m. In 1676, Edme Mariotte (1620?–1684) developed a formula for calculating altitude and Johann Jakob Scheuchzer...
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Published: 01 April 1999
Earth Sciences History (1999) 18 (1): 91–150.
... Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, “a model not to be followed” (p. 106). We are properly reminded that, in their time, the cost of illustrations was high and their use inconsistent—illustrations might be published without an accompanying text, or vice versa (p. 93). In such works as Saussure’s Voyage dans les...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1144/SP287.2
EISBN: 9781862395350
... looking for fossils in the Apennines in addition to herbs and plants ( Vaccari 2000 b ). Vallisneri's travels in the Apennines might be better compared with alpine travels, such as those of Joahnn Jakob Scheuchzer (1672–1733) in the first decade of the eighteenth century ( Scheuchzer 1723 ). Moreover...
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