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    Biology in the Service of Natural Theology: Paley, Darwin, and the Bridgewater Treatises.Jonathan R. Topham - 2010 - In Denis Alexander & Ronald L. Numbers (eds.), Biology and Ideology From Descartes to Dawkins. University of Chicago Press.
    In his Natural Theology, the eighteenth-century Anglican theologian William Paley compares a watch with objects in nature, arguing that “every manifestation of design, which existed in the watch, exists in the works of nature…” Charles Darwin read Paley's Natural Theology as a young man and offered natural selection as an alternative, naturalistic explanation of Paley's explanandum: the appearance of design in nature. Many of Paley's successors diverged from him in their approach to the living world. This chapter examines some of (...)
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    Introduction.Jonathan R. Topham - 2009 - Isis 100 (2):310-318.
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    A View From the Industrial Age.Jonathan R. Topham - 2004 - Isis 95 (3):431-442.
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    Scientific Publishing and the Reading of Science in Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Historiographical Survey and Guide to Sources.Jonathan R. Topham - 2000 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 31 (4):559-612.
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    Scientific Publishing and the Reading of Science in Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Historiographical Survey and Guide to Sources.Jonathan R. Topham - 2000 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 31 (4):559-612.
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    John Issitt. Jeremiah Joyce: Radical, Dissenter, and Writer. Xv + 185 Pp., Illus., Figs., Index. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2006. $99.95. [REVIEW]Jonathan R. Topham - 2008 - Isis 99 (2):426-426.
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  7. Not Thinking About Science and Religion.Jonathan R. Topham - 2002 - Minerva 40 (2):203-209.
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    Technicians of Print and the Making of Natural Knowledge.Jonathan R. Topham - 2004 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 35 (2):391-400.
    When this invaluable account of ‘one of the most successful of all publishers and printers of nineteenth- and twentieth-century science’ was first issued in 1984, it began with a survey of the underdeveloped literature on the history of scientific periodicals, and more generally of science publishing. A decade and a half later, in this considerably expanded second edition— issued to celebrate the bicentenary of the launch of the Philosophical Magazine in 1798—the authors had only a couple of extra titles to (...)
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