Chapter 5. Philosophy

  1. Frank H.T. Rhodes,
  2. Richard O. Stone and
  3. Bruce D. Malamud

Published Online: 23 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300369.ch5

Language of the Earth, Second Edition

Language of the Earth, Second Edition

How to Cite

Rhodes, F. H.T., Stone, R. O. and Malamud, B. D. (eds) (2008) Philosophy, in Language of the Earth, Second Edition, Blackwell Publishing, Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300369.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY King's College, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405160674

Online ISBN: 9781444300369

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Keywords:

  • Concerning the System of the Earth - Duration and Stability – James Hutton;
  • The Method of Multiple Working Hypotheses – T.C. Chamberlin;
  • What is a Species? – Stephen Jay Gould;
  • Messages in Stone – Christine Turner;
  • Natural Science, Natural Resources, and Nature of Nature – Marcia G. Bjørnerud;
  • Does God Play Dice? – Ian Stewart

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • James Hutton: Concerning the System of the Earth, its Duration and Stability

  • T.C. Chamberlin: The Method of Multiple Working Hypotheses

  • George Gaylord Simpson: Historical Science

  • Stephen Jay Gould: What is a Species?

  • Christine Turner: Messages in Stone

  • Marcia G. Bjørnerud: Natural Science, Natural Resources, and the Nature of Nature

  • Ian Stewart: Does God Play Dice?