Hellman, Hal, 1927-

Great feuds in science : ten of the liveliest disputes ever / Hal Hellman. - New York : Wiley, c1998. - xv, 240 p. ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-228) and index.

Urban VIII versus Galileo: An Unequal Contest -- Wallis versus Hobbes: Squaring the Circle -- Newton versus Leibniz: A Clash of Titans -- Voltaire versus Needham: The Generation Controversy -- Darwin's Bulldog versus Soapy Sam: Evolution Wars -- Lord Kelvin versus Geologists and Biologists: The Age of the Earth -- Cope versus Marsh: The Fossil Feud -- Wegener versus Everybody: Continental Drift -- Johanson versus the Leakeys: The Missing Link -- Derek Freeman versus Margaret Mead: Nature versus Nurture. Ch. 1. Ch. 2. Ch. 3. Ch. 4. Ch. 5. Ch. 6. Ch. 7. Ch. 8. Ch. 9. Ch. 10.

0471169803 (cloth : alk. paper)

97039824


Science--History.
Scientists--Social aspects--History.
Vendetta--Case studies.

Q125 / .H5574 1998

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