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The 'ingenious' Rev. Dr. John Walker : chemistry, mineralogy and geology in Enlightenment Edinburgh (1740-1800)

@inproceedings{Eddy2003TheR,
  title={The 'ingenious' Rev. Dr. John Walker : chemistry, mineralogy and geology in Enlightenment Edinburgh (1740-1800)},
  author={M. Eddy},
  year={2003}
}
Rev. Dr. John Walker (1731-1803) held the Regius Chair of Natural History in the University of Edinburgh's Medical School from 1779 until 1803. As a student of William Cullen, advisor to Lord Karnes and friend of Joseph Black, he went on to teach well over seven hundred students and was a founding member of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. This study uses his career to trace the course of the nascent earth sciences within the Medical School's local reality. It is based on the publications of… Expand

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