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Great feuds in science : ten of the liveliest disputes ever /

by Hellman, Hal.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Wiley, c1998Description: xv, 240 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0471169803 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Science -- History | Scientists -- Social aspects -- History | Vendetta -- Case studies
Contents:
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.
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Q125 .H5574 1998 (Browse shelf) Available BX12120182

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

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

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