Humboldtian

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Impact of Humboldtian Science
... worked on terrestrial magnetism in a manner that was certainly Humboldtian ... to deal with error in a precision instrument certainly Humboldtian science ... most prominent figure whose work can be considered representative of Humboldtian science, is geologist Charles Lyell ...
Humboldtian Science Defined
... Humboldtian science includes both the extensive work of Alexander von Humboldt, as well as many of the works of 19th century scientists ... Susan Cannon is attributed with coining the term Humboldtian science ... According to Cannon, Humboldtian science is, "the accurate, measured study of widespread but interconnected real phenomena in order to find a definite law and a dynamical cause ...
Humboldtian Science - Humboldt’s “terrestrial Physicist”
... Humboldt’s new scientific approach required a new type of scientist Humboldtian science demanded a transition from the naturalist to the physicist ... amount of scientific resources that characterized the Humboldtian scientist is best described in the book Science in Culture, Thus the complete Humboldtian traveller, in order to make ...
Humboldtian Science - Humboldt’s Equilibrium
... One concept that is central to Humboldtian science is that of a general equilibrium of forces ... Humboldtian science promotes the idea that the more forces that are accurately measured over more of the earth’s surface results in a greater understanding of the order of nature ... the concept of equilibrium and the Humboldtian ideas of the interrelationship of nature’s elements ...