Theories of the Earth and Universe: A History of Dogma in the Earth Sciences

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Stanford University Press, 1988 - Science - 413 pages
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Theories of the earth and universe: a history of dogma in the earth sciences

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This book is about the history of geology and its theories. Carey, long-time professor in Tasmania, reviews the problems seemingly always encountered when new ideas (whether about fossils or mountain ... Read full review

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Reads like Daniel Boorstien's The Discovers. Sadly I have only read the first 30 pages.. I hope it is reprinted for less than the rare book price.

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