Research Schools: Historical Reappraisals / Edition 2

Research Schools: Historical Reappraisals / Edition 2

by Gerald L. Geison
     
 

ISBN-10: 0226285464

ISBN-13: 9780226285467

Pub. Date: 09/28/1993

Publisher: University of Chicago Press Journals

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226285467
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press Journals
Publication date:
09/28/1993
Series:
Osiris Series, #8
Edition description:
1
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.82(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Research Schools and Their Histories3
Tacit Knowledge and School Formation16
National Styles? French and English Chemistry in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries30
Group Research in German Chemistry: Kolbe's Marburg and Leipzig Institutes53
Vision Studies in Germany: Helmholtz versus Hering80
W. H. Perkin, Jr., at Manchester and Oxford: From Irwell to Isis104
Spain's First School of Physics: Blas Cabrera's Laboratorio de Investigaciones Fisicas127
The Comstock Research School in Evolutionary Entomology159
Clementsian Ecologists The Internal Dynamics of a Research School178
Sir George Darwin and a British School of Geophysics196
Research Schools and New Directions in the Historiography of Science227
Notes on Contributors239
Index241

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