Theory of the Earth PDF ´ Theory of eBook ✓

Theory of the Earth This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world s literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work


About the Author: James Hutton

James Hutton FRSE was a Scottish geologist, physician, chemical manufacturer, naturalist, and experimental agriculturalist He originated the theory of uniformitarianism a fundamental principle of geology that explains the features of the Earth s crust by means of natural processes over geologic time Hutton s work established geology as a science, and as a result he is referred to as the Father of Modern Geology.



10 thoughts on “Theory of the Earth

  1. Fernando Acosta Fernando Acosta says:

    No hay vestigio de un principio, ni perspectiva de un fin.Un libro que cualquier amante de la geolog a deber a leer y que fue el trabajo clave que permiti comprender la verdadera edad de la Tierra Este libro fue la fuente central para el trabajo posterior de Cha


  2. David David says:

    Years ago, in college geology classes, Hutton s name was mentioned, and some of the particulars of his observations were cited, but we never read his work Volume I is available from guttenberg.org, making it a no brainer for the aspiring geologist who is willing to sif


  3. Joe Joe says:

    Credited with inventing modern geology And maybe also the idea of a benign nature whose purpose is to perpetuate life cyclically, eternally the result, therefore, of this physical inquiry is, that we find no vestige of a beginning, no prospect of an end Read this the same day


  4. Keriann Keriann says:

    Yay Hutton The father of modern Geology, Geography, Paleontology, and Biology Without him, or this book, none of these sciences would exist today Although the same could probably be said for Alexander von Humboldt as well


  5. Bill Groves Bill Groves says:

    A wonderful book, if you can put yourself into the Edinburgh Enlightenment, and the belief in a 4000 year old Earth, Hutton slowly dismantles the traditional view and replaces it with deep time based on scientific evidence.


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