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    Carl du Prel (1839–1899): Explorer of Dreams, the Soul, and the Cosmos.Thomas P. Weber - 2007 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 38 (3):593-604.
    Nineteenth-century spiritism was a blend of religious elements, the philosophy of mind, science and popular science and contacts with extraterrestrials were a commonplace phenomenon during spiritistic séances. Using the example of Carl du Prel I show how his comprehensive mystic philosophy originated in a theory of extraterrestrial life. Carl du Prel used a Darwinian and monistic framework, theories of the unconscious and a Neo-Kantian epistemology to formulate a philosophy of astronomy and extraterrestrial life. He claimed that the mechanism of Darwinian (...)
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    Introduction.Laura J. Snyder & Thomas P. Weber - 2007 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 38 (3):567-569.
    The question of the existence of intelligent life on other worlds has never been a purely scientific one. Philosophical, religious and literary issues have been intertwined with scientific ones throughout the history of the “plurality of worlds” debate. This collection of papers in –Studies in History and Philosophy of Science– explores the interrelation of science, philosophy, religion and literature in debates about extraterrestrial life.
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    Anna Echterhölter, Schattengefechte: Genealogische Praktiken in Nachrufen Auf Naturwissenschaftler . Göttingen: Wallstein, 2012. Pp. 365. ISBN 978-3-8353-1071-1. €39.90 . - Denise Phillips, Acolytes of Nature: Defining Natural Science in Germany 1770–1850. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2012. Pp. 356. ISBN 0-226-66737-9. £29.99. [REVIEW]Thomas P. Weber - 2014 - British Journal for the History of Science 47 (4):734-735.
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    Courtney Fullilove, The Profit of the Earth: The Global Seeds of American Agriculture. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2017. Pp. 288. ISBN 978-0-226-45486-3. $40.00. [REVIEW]Thomas P. Weber - 2018 - British Journal for the History of Science 51 (2):311-313.
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    JoAnne Yates and Craig N. Murphy, Engineering Rules: Global Standard Setting Since 1880. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019. Pp. 440. ISBN 978-1-4214-2889-5. $64.95 (Hardcover). [REVIEW]Thomas P. Weber - 2020 - British Journal for the History of Science 53 (2):283-285.
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    Kelly Joan Whitmer, The Halle Orphanage as Scientific Community: Observation, Eclecticism, and Pietism in the Early Enlightenment. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. Pp. 200. ISBN 978-0-226-24377-1. £28.00. [REVIEW]Thomas P. Weber - 2017 - British Journal for the History of Science 50 (1):146-148.
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    Laura J. Miller, Building Nature's Market: The Business and Politics of Natural Food. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2017. Pp. 288. ISBN 978-0-22650-123-9. $105.00. [REVIEW]Thomas P. Weber - 2018 - British Journal for the History of Science 51 (4):714-716.
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    Michael Worboys, Julie-Marie Strange and Neil Pemberton, The Invention of the Modern Dog: Breed and Blood in Victorian Britain (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018), 282 pp., £25 (hardcover), ISBN: 9781421426587. [REVIEW]Thomas P. Weber - 2020 - Journal of the History of Biology 53 (2):311-313.
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    Nicolas Rasmussen, Gene Jockeys: Life Science and the Rise of Biotech Enterprise. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014. Pp. 264. ISBN 978-1-4214-1340-2. $35.00 .Hallam Stevens, Life Out of Sequence: A Data-Driven History of Bioinformatics. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2013. Pp. 304. ISBN 978-0-226-08020-8. $30.00. [REVIEW]Thomas P. Weber - 2015 - British Journal for the History of Science 48 (4):717-719.
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    Sharon E. Kingsland, The Evolution of American Ecology. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005. Pp. X+313. ISBN 0-8018-8171-4. £33.50. [REVIEW]Thomas P. Weber - 2007 - British Journal for the History of Science 40 (3):453.
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