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Realism on the rocks: Novel success and James Hutton's theory of the earth.
  • Thomas Rossetter
  • Medicine
  • Studies in history and philosophy of science
  • 1 February 2018
In this paper, I introduce a new historical case study into the scientific realism debate. During the late-eighteenth century, the Scottish natural philosopher James Hutton made two importantExpand
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The Theorist : Thomas Burnet and his sacred history of the earth
Thomas Burnet’s Telluris theoria sacra and its English translation the Theory of the earth, published in two volumes between 1681 and 1690, was one of the most widely-discussed and controversialExpand