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    Defending Lavoisier: The French Academy's Prize Competition of 1821.Richard L. Kremer - 1986 - History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 8 (1):41 - 65.
    In 1821 the French Académie Royale des Sciences sponsored a prize competition on the causes of animal heat. Carefully designing the contest to serve several interests, the Académie (especially Cuvier and Berthollet) sought to defend Lavoisier's theory and method for studying animal heat and to restore a pre-1789 ideal of non-utilitarian scientific practice. Changing standards of precision in physical research, however, sabotaged these intentions. Even with improved experimental apparatus and techniques, the chief contestants could not quantitatively confirm Lavoisier's theory. Unpublished (...)
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    How Do Writings in the Early Astral Sciences Reveal Mathematical Practices and Practitioners?Matthieu Husson & Richard L. Kremer - 2016 - Centaurus 58 (1-2):1-5.
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    Dieter Blume;, Mechthild Haffner;, Wolfgang Metzger. Sternbilder des Mittelalters: Der gemalte Himmel zwischen Wissenschaft und Phantasie. Volume 1: 800–1200. 2 volumes. 1,054 pp., bibl., index. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2012. €298. [REVIEW]Richard L. Kremer - 2015 - Isis 106 (3):705-707.
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    Entstehung und Ausbreitung der copernicanischen Lehre. Ernst Zinner, Heribert M. Nobis, Felix Schmeidler.Richard L. Kremer - 1991 - Isis 82 (1):129-130.
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    History and Philosophy of Science: Selected PapersJoseph W. Dauben Virginia Staudt Sexton.Richard L. Kremer - 1986 - Isis 77 (3):519-519.
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    José Chabás;, Bernard R. Goldstein. The Alfonsine Tables of Toledo. Xiii + 241 Pp., Bibl., Tables, Index. Dordrecht/Boston/London: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003. $154. [REVIEW]Richard L. Kremer - 2005 - Isis 96 (3):425-426.
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    Kommentar.Richard L. Kremer & Godelieve Vanheteren - 1995 - In Bettina Wahrig-Schmidt & Michael Hagner (eds.), Johannes Müller Und Die Philosophie. De Gruyter. pp. 293-300.
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    Klaus Hentschel.Gaußens unsichtbare Hand: Der Universitäts‐Mechanicus und Maschinen‐Inspector Moritz Meyerstein: Ein Instrumentenbauer im 19. Jahrhundert. . 321 pp., figs., app., bibl., index. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2005. €79. [REVIEW]Richard L. Kremer - 2007 - Isis 98 (3):649-650.
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    Miguel Ángel Granada;, Édouard Mehl . Nouveau ciel, nouvelle terre: La révolution copernicienne dans l'Allemagne de la Réforme . 442 pp., figs., tables, bibl., indexes. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2009. €37. [REVIEW]Richard L. Kremer - 2011 - Isis 102 (1):165-166.
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    Peter Barthel; George H. Van Kooten . The Star of Bethlehem and the Magi: Interdisciplinary Perspectives From Experts on the Ancient Near East, the Greco-Roman World, and Modern Astronomy. Xxii + 695 Pp., Illus., Tables, Bibls., Indexes. Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2015. €186. [REVIEW]Richard L. Kremer - 2017 - Isis 108 (2):421-423.
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    Playing with Geometrical Tools: Johannes Stabius'sAstrolabium Imperatorium and Its Successors.Richard L. Kremer - 2016 - Centaurus 58 (1-2):104-134.
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    Staat kontra Universität: Die Universität Halle-Wittenberg und die Karlsbader Beschlüsse, 1819-1848. Manfred Brümmer.Richard L. Kremer - 1992 - Isis 83 (4):673-674.
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    Science, Medicine, and the State in Germany: The Case of Baden, 1815-1871Arleen Marcia Tuchman.Richard L. Kremer - 1995 - Isis 86 (4):661-662.
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    Tables, Manners, Erudition, and ConfessionWilliam Clark. Academic Charisma and the Origins of the Research University. 662 Pp., Figs., Apps., Bibls., Index. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006. $45. [REVIEW]Richard L. Kremer - 2008 - Isis 99 (4):808-810.
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    The Papers of Joseph Henry. Volume V: The Princeton Years: January 1841-December 1843. Joseph Henry, Nathan Reingold, Marc Rothenberg, Kathleen W. Dorman, Paul H. Theerman, Arthur P. Molella, Joan F. Steiner. [REVIEW]Richard L. Kremer - 1987 - Isis 78 (1):133-134.
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  16. The Search for Christian DopplerAlec Eden.Richard L. Kremer - 1994 - Isis 85 (4):708-709.
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    Wenzel Faber's Table for Finding True Syzygy.Richard L. Kremer - 2003 - Centaurus 45 (1-4):305-329.
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