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Hutton, James 1726-1797

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Works: 168 works in 615 publications in 6 languages and 9,212 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography  Pictorial works  Manuscripts  Charts, diagrams, etc  Essays 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Other
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Theory of the earth : with proofs and illustrations by James Hutton( Book )

104 editions published between 1795 and 1997 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on philosophical subjects by Adam Smith( Book )

28 editions published between 1795 and 1982 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enth.: Dugoald Stewart's account of Adam Smith / ed. by I.S. Ross
System of the earth, 1785. Theory of the earth, 1788. Observations on granite, 1794. Together with Playfair's Biography of Hutton by James Hutton( Book )

7 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dissertation upon the philosophy of light, heat, and fire by James Hutton( )

26 editions published between 1794 and 2005 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abstract of a dissertation read in the Royal Society of Edinburgh by James Hutton( )

13 editions published between 1790 and 2005 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An investigation of the principles of knowledge : and of the progress of reason, from sense to science and philosophy ... by James Hutton( Book )

31 editions published between 1794 and 1999 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dissertations on different subjects in natural philosophy by James Hutton( Book )

18 editions published between 1792 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theory of the earth, or, An investigation of the laws observable in the composition, dissolution and restoration of land upon the globe by James Hutton( Book )

21 editions published between 1785 and 2007 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations of the Huttonian theory of the earth; a facsimile reprint, with an introduction by George W. White by John Playfair( )

4 editions published between 1802 and 1815 in French and English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Playfair (1748-1819) was a Scottish mathematician and geologist best known for his defence of James Hutton's geological theories. He attended the University of St Andrews, completing his theological studies in 1770. In 1785 he was appointed joint Professor of Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh, and in 1805 he was elected Professor of Natural Philosophy. This highly influential book, first published in 1802, contains Playfair's clarification and summary of Hutton's geological concepts. Playfair concisely explains Hutton's theories on erosion and geothermal heat in rock formation and the concept of uniformitarianism in geology, illustrating these theories with his own precise observations on different types of rock strata. The clarity of Playfair's explanations was instrumental in popularising Hutton's geological theories, many of which are now recognised as key principles of modern geology. Playfair's strident defence of Hutton's ideas formed part of a controversial debate between Hutton's supporters and his detractors
The 1785 abstract of James Hutton's Theory of the earth by James Hutton( Book )

15 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Hutton's Theory of the earth : the lost drawings by G. Y Craig( Book )

9 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dissertatio physico-medica inauguralis de sanguine et circulatione microcosmi : quam, annuente deo ter opt. max. by James Hutton( )

7 editions published in 1749 in Latin and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theory of rain by James Hutton( )

5 editions published between 1784 and 1788 in English and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theory of the earth by James Hutton( Book )

8 editions published between 1959 and 1972 in English and German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theory of the earth by James Hutton( Book )

7 editions published between 1795 and 1972 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Hutton's System of the earth, 1785 ; Theory of the earth, 1788 ; Observations on granite, 1794 ; together with Playfair's Biography of Hutton by James Hutton( Book )

10 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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An investigation of the principles of knowledge : and of the progress of reason, from sense to science and philosophy ...
Alternative Names
Ceyms Hetton

Džejms Haton

Hutton, Jacobus 1726-1797

Iacobus Hutton

James Hutton britisk geolog

James Hutton Brits geoloog (1726-1797)

James Hutton brittisk geolog

James Hutton geologo scozzese

James Hutton schottischer Naturforscher und Geologe

James Hutton szkocki geolog

Τζέιμς Χάτον Σκωτσέζος γεωλόγος και φυσικός

Джеймс Гаттон

Джеймс Хаттон

Хаттон, Джеймс

Џејмс Хатон

Ջեյմս Հաթոն

ג'יימס האטון

جیمز هاتن زمین‌شناس بریتانیایی

ஜேம்ஸ் கூட்டன்

ჯეიმზ ჰატონი

ჯეიმზ ჰატონი შოტლანდიელი ბუნებისმეტყველი, ეკოლოგი და გეოლოგი

제임스 허턴

ジェームズ・ハットン

ハットン, ジェイムズ

詹姆斯·赫顿

Languages
English (424)

Latin (8)

French (2)

German (1)

Chinese (1)

Spanish (1)

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Theory of the earth, or, An investigation of the laws observable in the composition, dissolution and restoration of land upon the globeJames Hutton : present and futureAges in chaos : James Hutton and the discovery of deep timeRevolutions in the earth : James Hutton and the true age of the worldJames Hutton : the founder of modern geologyIllustrations of the Huttonian theory of the earth; a facsimile reprint, with an introduction by George W. White