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    How Did Darwin Arrive at His Theory? The Secondary Literature to 1982.David R. Oldroyd - 1984 - History of Science 22 (4):325-374.
  2. When Geologists Were Historians: 1665-1750.Rhoda Rappaport & David Oldroyd - 1998 - History of Science 36 (3):359.
     
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    Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution: A Review of Our Present Understanding. [REVIEW]David R. Oldroyd - 1986 - Biology and Philosophy 1 (2):133-168.
    The paper characterizes Darwin's theory, providing a synthesis of recent historical investigations in this area. Darwin's reading of Malthus led him to appreciate the importance of population pressures, and subsequently of natural selection, with the help of the wedge metaphor. But, in itself, natural selection did not furnish an adequate account of the origin of species, for which a principle of divergence was needed. Initially, Darwin attributed this to geographical isolation, but later, following his work on barnacles which underscored the (...)
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    Historicism and the Rise of Historical Geology, Part I.David Roger Oldroyd - 1979 - History of Science 17:191-213.
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    Darwin's Geology: The End of the Darwin Industry? [REVIEW]David Oldroyd - 2007 - Metascience 16 (1):25-50.
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    Grid/Group Analysis for Historians of Science?David R. Oldroyd - 1986 - History of Science 24 (2):145-171.
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    David Hull's Evolutionary Model for the Progress and Process of Science.David Oldroyd - 1990 - Biology and Philosophy 5 (4):473-487.
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    The Introduction and Development of Continental Drift Theory and Plate Tectonics in China: A Case Study in the Transference of Scientific Ideas From West to East.Yang Jing Yi & David Oldroyd - 1989 - Annals of Science 46 (1):21-43.
    (1989). The introduction and development of continental drift theory and plate tectonics in China: a case study in the transference of scientific ideas from west to east. Annals of Science: Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 21-43.
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    Review Symposia.Martin Rudwick, Naomi Oreskes, David Oldroyd, David Philip Miller, Alan Chalmers, John Forge, David Turnbull, Peter Slezak, David Bloor, Craig Callender, Keith Hutchison, Steven Savitt & Huw Price - 1996 - Metascience 5 (1):7-85.
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    TWED: A Remarkable Geologist. [REVIEW]David Oldroyd - 2007 - Metascience 16 (3):465-468.
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    Essay Review: Peripheral Darwinism, Darwin's Laboratory: Evolutionary Theory and the Natural History of the PacificDarwin's Laboratory: Evolutionary Theory and the Natural History of the Pacific. Edited by MacLeodRoy and RehbockPhilip F. . Pp. X +540. $45.00. [REVIEW]David Oldroyd - 1997 - History of Science 35 (1):107-110.
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    On Being the First Western Geologist in China: The Work of Raphael Pumpelly (1837–1923).David Oldroyd & Yang Jing-Yi - 1996 - Annals of Science 53 (2):107-136.
    An account is given of the reconnaissance investigations in China of the American geologist and mining engineer, Raphael Pumpelly. Pumpelly is well known to Chinese historians of science as being the first professionally trained Western geologist to examine the geology of China. This paper offers a reconstruction of Pumpelly's journeys and seeks to understand what an explorer might do in a land where there had been no previous geological investigations by persons trained in the methods of Western science. Pumpelly's hypotheses (...)
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    Bailey Willis : Geological Theorizing and Chinese Geology.David Oldroyd & Yang Jing-Yi - 2003 - Annals of Science 60 (1):1-37.
    Bailey Willis was the second major American geologist to undertake reconnaissance research in China--in the years 1903-04. Together with the stratigrapher Eliot Blackwelder, topographer Harvey Sargent, and guide Li Shan, he travelled first in Shandong Province, then from Peking to Xian, thence across the mountains into Sichuan, and then by river via the Yangzi Gorges to Shanghai. It was hoped that they would discover the primeval ancestor of trilobites in China, but the search proved unsuccessful. Willis's stratigraphic findings are described, (...)
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    Science Action-Packed.David Oldroyd - 1987 - Social Epistemology 1 (4):341 – 346.
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    Non-Written Sources in the Study of the History of Geology: Pros and Cons, in the Light of the Views of Collingwood and Foucault.David Oldroyd - 1999 - Annals of Science 56 (4):395-415.
    The paper discusses some of the problems that may be encountered in writing the history of geology with the help of non-written sources, but also offers suggestions as to the kinds of sources that may prove useful. It considers particularly the well-known proposition of R. G. Collingwood that historical writing should involve the attempted 're-enactment of past experience', and also criticisms of such idealist philosophies of history as have been made by Michel Foucault. In considering the relative merits of these (...)
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    Martin Rudwick: Historian of Geology. [REVIEW]David Oldroyd - 1998 - Metascience 7 (1):167-180.
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    Kenneth S. Deffeyes,Hubbert's Peak: The Impending World Oil Shortage. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2001. [REVIEW]David Oldroyd - 2003 - Metascience 12 (3):349-351.
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    Essay Review: Peripheral Darwinism, Darwin's Laboratory: Evolutionary Theory and the Natural History of the Pacific.David Oldroyd - 1997 - History of Science 35 (1):107-110.
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    Novel Science: Fiction and the Invention of Nineteenth-Century Geology. [REVIEW]David Oldroyd - 2014 - Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 105 (2):451-453.
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    Science in the Romantic Era. David M. Knight.David Oldroyd - 1999 - Isis 90 (4):816-817.
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    Some Youthful Beliefs of Sir Archibald Geikie, PRS, and the First Publication of His 'on the Study of the Sciences'.David Oldroyd - 1997 - Annals of Science 54 (1):69-86.
    Summary Two documents written in his youth by the distinguished nineteenth-century British geologist Archibald Geikie have recently become available to historians. One is Geikie's ?Journal?, written when he had recently been appointed to the Scottish Branch of the Geological Survey; the other is an essay ?On the Study of the Sciences?, which is published here in full. The essay gives an indication of Geikie's early views on science and his thoughts about education. The ?Journal? reveals much about Geikie's youthful personal (...)
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    The Physics of the Age of the Earth.David Oldroyd - 2008 - Metascience 17 (3):485-487.
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    Science in the Romantic Era by David M. Knight. [REVIEW]David Oldroyd - 1999 - Isis: A Journal of the History of Science 90:816-817.
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    Gordon L. Herries Davies, North From the Hook: 150 Years of the Geological Survey of Ireland. Dublin: Geological Survey of Ireland, 1995. Pp. Xi+342, Illus. ISBN 1-899702-00-8. £34.00, $57.00. [REVIEW]David R. Oldroyd - 1997 - British Journal for the History of Science 30 (1):101-121.
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    Mineralogy, Chemistry, Botany, Medicine, Geology, Agriculture, Meteorology, Classification,…: The Life and Times of John Walker , Professor of Natural History at Edinburgh University. [REVIEW]David Oldroyd - 2011 - Metascience 20 (2):395-399.
    Mineralogy, chemistry, botany, medicine, geology, agriculture, meteorology, classification,…: The life and times of John Walker, Professor of Natural History at Edinburgh University Content Type Journal Article DOI 10.1007/s11016-010-9471-7 Authors David Oldroyd, School of History and Philosophy, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2052 Australia Journal Metascience Online ISSN 1467-9981 Print ISSN 0815-0796.
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    Early Science in Sydney: The Labours of Archibald Liversidge. [REVIEW]David Oldroyd - 2013 - Metascience 22 (2):505-508.
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    A Miller's Tale.David Oldroyd, Phil Dowe, Adrian Mackenzie, Alison Bashford, Geoffrey C. Bowker, Alan Chalmers, I. J. Crozier, John Dargavel, Wendy Riemens & Andrew Dowling - 1997 - Metascience 6 (1):105-184.
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    Leibniz: The Practical Metaphysician. [REVIEW]David Oldroyd - 2011 - Metascience 20 (2):303-307.
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    Early Geology in Focus.David Oldroyd - 2012 - Metascience 21 (3):569-573.
    Early geology in focus Content Type Journal Article Category Book Review Pages 1-5 DOI 10.1007/s11016-012-9646-5 Authors David Oldroyd, School of History and Philosophy, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2075, Australia Journal Metascience Online ISSN 1467-9981 Print ISSN 0815-0796.
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    Early Ideas About Glaciation in the English Lake District: The Problem of Making Sense of Glaciation in a Glaciated Region.David Oldroyd - 1999 - Annals of Science 56 (2):175-203.
    An account is given of the work on glacial phenomena in the English Lake District from the time of Adam Sedgwick until the mid-twentieth century, with emphasis on the nineteenth century. In the early years, the following theories were envisaged: 'diluvialism'; the theory of 'waves of translation'; the theory of 'ice rafting'; the 'glacial-submergence' hypothesis ; and the 'land-ice' theory. While it was quite easy to recognize ice action and the former existence of glaciers, it was difficult to work out (...)
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    Geology and the Romantic Imagination.David Oldroyd - 2009 - Metascience 18 (2):269-273.
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    Geological Tensions in an Idyllic Field.James A. Secord, Malcolm Howells, Gary D. Couples & David Oldroyd - 2004 - Metascience 13 (1):1-27.
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    Following the Money: An Internalist Social History of a Scientist. [REVIEW]David Oldroyd - 2005 - Metascience 14 (3):391-399.
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    Humboldtian Science.David Oldroyd - 2011 - Metascience 20 (3):581-584.
    Humboldtian science Content Type Journal Article DOI 10.1007/s11016-010-9480-6 Authors David Oldroyd, School of History and Philosophy, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2052 Australia Journal Metascience Online ISSN 1467-9981 Print ISSN 0815-0796.
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    Rudwick's Variorum II.David Oldroyd - 2005 - Metascience 14 (3):485-488.
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    Mostly, and Much, About Steno.David Oldroyd - 2010 - Metascience 19 (2):323-327.
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    Geikie and Judd, and Controversies About the Igneous Rocks of the Scottish Hebrides: Theory, Practice, and Power in the Geological Community.David Oldroyd & Beryl Hamilton - 1997 - Annals of Science 54 (3):221-268.
    An account is given of one of the most heated controversies in nineteenth-century British geology—the battle between Archibald Geikie and John Judd concerning the interpretation of the Palaeogene igneous rocks of the Inner Hebrides, particularly those of the Cuillins and the Red Hills of Skye. The controversy erupted in the first instance over the question of the respective ‘territories’ of the two geologists, then developed into disagreement as to the origin of the plateau lavas of Skye: were they formed from (...)
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    The Reviewer Strikes Back: Oldroyd to Latour.David Oldroyd - 1988 - Social Epistemology 2 (2):181 – 182.
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    The End of the World as We Know It?David Oldroyd - 2006 - Metascience 15 (1):79-87.
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    All That You Never Needed to Know About Maps.David Oldroyd - 2007 - Metascience 16 (2):311-314.
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    The Geological Society's Birthday.David Oldroyd - 2011 - Metascience 20 (1):177-184.
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    Earth Sciences History. Gerald M. Friedman.David Oldroyd - 1990 - Isis 81 (2):302-303.
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    Disasters Are Political As Well As Natural.David Oldroyd - 2009 - Metascience 18 (3):497-499.
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    Elucidating the Emergence of Geology.David Oldroyd - 2009 - Metascience 18 (1):155-158.
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    The Substrata of Geologists.David Oldroyd - 2004 - Metascience 13 (1):98-101.
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    What Ought the Historian of Science Know? A Reply to Lynch.David Oldroyd - 1989 - Social Epistemology 3 (4):367 – 372.
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    Constantin Roman. Continental Drift: Colliding Continents, Converging Cultures. Foreword by, John F. Dewey. Xvi + 211 Pp., Illus., Index. Bristol/Philadelphia: Institute of Physics Publishing, 2000. $40, £26. [REVIEW]David Oldroyd - 2002 - Isis 93 (2):345-346.
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    Roy Porter: Historian of Science Extraordinaire. [REVIEW]David Oldroyd - 1999 - Metascience 8 (2):278-287.
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    Cambridge Biographers on Cambridge Scientists.David Oldroyd - 2003 - Metascience 12 (2):183-189.
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    Fossils in the Airport Lounge.David Oldroyd - 2003 - Metascience 12 (1):25-36.
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