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Sir Charles Lyell, interpreter of the principles of geology

Frederick John North

Sir Charles Lyell, interpreter of the principles of geology

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Published by A. Barker in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lyell, Charles, -- Sir, -- 1797-1875.,
  • Geologists -- Great Britain -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby F. J. North.
    SeriesCreators of the modern world
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p., [4] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14142206M


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Charles Lyell, the father of modern Geology (although I disagree). Lyell was the student of James Hutton and through them the uniformitarianism vs catastrophism argument was born. Lyell is incredibally important to modern sciences and Sir Charles Darwin himself states in "The Origin of the Species" that if you have not read Lyell's book, to immediately put down Origin and read Principles first/5.

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This work was reproduced from the original artifact. Principles of Geology (Book I) Or, The modern changes of the earth and its inhabitants considered as illustrative of geology Sir Charles Lyell BY SIR CHARLES LYELL, M.A.

F.R.& VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCillETSI \1V LONDON; AUTHOR OF "A MANUAL Of ELEMENTARY GEOLOGY," "TRAVELS IN NORTH AMERICA," "A SECOND VISIT TO THE UNITED STATES,".

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Publication date Publisher London John Murray Collection biodiversity; darwinslibrary This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library. Pages: Lyell was rapidly developing new principles of reasoning in geology and began to plan a book which would stress that there are natural (as opposed to supernatural) explanations for all geologic phenomena, that the ordinary natural processes of today and their products do not differ in kind or magnitude from those of the past, and that the Earth must therefore be very ancient because these.

SIR CHARLES LYELL (), British geologist. Lyell is most famous for his great geological opus: The Principles of Geology: Being an Attempt to Explain the Former Changes of the Earth's Surface, by Reference to Causes now in Operation (3 vols )/5().

Buy Principles of Geology by Sir Charles Lyell online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 10 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Elements of Geology began as the fourth volume of the third edition of Principles: Lyell intended the book to act as a suitable field guide for students of geology.

[3] The systematic, factual description of geological formations of different ages contained in Principles grew so unwieldy, however, that Lyell split it off as the Elements in A stunning claim, but certainly Charles Lyell's Principles of Geology, published inshook prevailing views of how Earth had been formed.

His book was an attack on the common belief among. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: North, Frederick John. Sir Charles Lyell, interpreter of the principles of geology.

Principles of Geology: being an attempt to explain the former changes of the Earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation is a book by the Scottish geologist Charles Lyell that was first published in 3 volumes from – Lyell used the theory of Uniformitarianism to describe how the Earth's surface was changing over time.

One of the key works in the nineteenth-century battle between science and Scripture, Charles Lyell's Principles of Geology () sought to explain the geological state of the modern Earth by considering the long-term effects of observable natural phenomena.4/5(27).

Lyell, in his Principles of Geology (–33), popularized this new system and paved the way for the acceptance of the great antiquity of man.

Charles Darwin regarded Lyell’s Principles as one of the two germinal works in the formation of his own ideas on evolution. Like others before me, I came to this book via Darwin. Having got heavily into reading Darwin, particularly over the period of his bicentennial, I wanted to go to some of Darwin's own sources: Malthus 'On Population', and the oft-referred to 'Principles of Geology', by Charles Lyell, for example.4/5(27).

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Charles Lyell, Principles of Geology > Sir Charles Lyell was a British lawyer and the foremost geologist of his day.

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Sir Charles Lyell was a British attorney and premier geologist of the 19th century. He is best remembered as the author of 'Principles of Geology,' which popularized the concept that the Earth was shaped by geological processes that continue today.

He was introduced to science, particularly geology by his father who was a naturalist. Sir Lyell Charles. 0 (0 Reviews) Published: Pages: 0. Downloads: 5, Share This. Principles of Geology. or, The Modern Changes of the Earth and its Inhabitants Considered as Illustrative of Geology. More books by Sir Lyell Charles.

A Manual of Elementary Geology. Charles Lyell's book, Principles of Geology, had a profound impact on Darwin. It inspired him to consider the idea of evolution being a slow process, where tiny changes occur over vast spans of.

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It inspired him to consider the idea of evolution being a slow process, where tiny changes occur over vast spans of time. Life, letters and journals of Sir Charles Lyell, Bart. by Charles Lyell (Book) Geology and religious sentiment: the effect of geological discoveries on English.

Lyell synonyms, Lyell pronunciation, Lyell translation, English dictionary definition of Lyell. Sir Charles British geologist whose Principles of Geology advocated uniformitarianism rather than catastrophism and influenced Charles Darwin's.

The author of Principles of Geology and the principal advocate and interpreter of uniformitarianism was. 0 Tweet. 0 Answers. Related questions. 0 votes. 0 answers. The basic difference between geology and the other sciences is the element of.

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ISBN X ISBN Used. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Sir Charles Lyell, a noted English geologist, was born at Kin-nordy, Forfarshire, Scotland, Novemand died in London, Febru His boyhood.

Principles of Geology (Penguin Classics) eBook: Lyell, Charles, Secord, James, Secord, James: : Kindle Store4/5(26). But the fact must not be lost sight of that, besides writing the “Principles of Geology,” Lyell gave to the world a number of other books and original memoirs of the highest scientific value.

Sir Charles Lyell’s three volume book, “Principles of Geology” published inhas been called the most important book ever. It was important because his ideas on how the earth had been formed were completely opposite to the prevailing beliefs.

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Principles of Geology. Written by Charles Lyell, book that argued that geological processes observed in the present are the same as those that occured in the past. deep time.