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Paleoimagery: The Evolution of Dinosaurs in Art
Other than seeing them in popular movies such as Jurassic Park, how do people today know what dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals looked like? Only their bones remain, but thanks to paleoartists,Expand
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The English Paracelsians
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The Paracelsian Aerial Niter
T HE UNDERSTANDING OF the role played by oxygen in combustion and respiration represents one of the major achievements of eighteenthcentury science. Because of its significance, it is not surprisingExpand
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Chemists, Physicians, and Changing Perspectives on the Scientific Revolution
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  • Philosophy, Medicine
  • Isis
  • 1 March 1998
Positivism in the history of science and medicine was challenged by Walter Pagel more than fifty years ago. He sought to understand early modern figures such as Harvey, Paracelsus, and van Helmont byExpand
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Man and nature in the Renaissance
Preface 1. Tradition and reform 2. The chemical key 3. The study of nature in a changing world 4. The study of man 5. A new world system 6. New methods and a new science 7. The new philosophy - aExpand
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