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American Philosophical Society
Transactions, American Philosophical Society (vol. 85, part 5)
Paul Maquet (ed) (tr); August Ziggelaar (ed) (tr); Troels Kardel (in)
The two “physico-mechanical” dissertations by the Swiss mathematician Johan Bernoulli, “On Effervescence & Fermentation” & “On the Movement of Muscles,” published here for the first time in English translation by Paul Maquet, are treatises belonging to the 17th century European academic tradition. In both works the author employs the new mechanical philosophy of science. Contents of this volume: Introduction by Troels Kardel, M.D., including a short biography of Bernoulli; the translated texts of the two dissertations; references; & glossary. Illustrations.
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Dashkova: A Life of Influence and Exile (Transaction 97-3)
Choosing Selection: The Revival of Natural Selection in Anglo-American Evolutionary Biology, 1930-1970 (Transactions Vol. 99, Part 3)
First I Find the Center Point: Reading the Text of Hugh of Saint Victor's “The Mystic Ark” (Transaction 94-4)
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