Restless Genius: Robert Hooke and His Earthly Thoughts

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Robert Hooke's hypotheses concerning the origin of terrestrial features were of major importance to the development of geology. This book interprets Hooke's Lectures and Discourses of Earthquakes, and Subterraneous Eruptions (1667-1694). The volume consists of the original text of the Discourses transposed into modern type and paired with explanatory annotations; a brief up-to-date biography of Hooke, with emphasis on his geological contributions; and a comparison of selected passages from James Hutton, to show the ...

Restless Genius: Robert Hooke and His Earthly Thoughts 1996, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195066951

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