Drawing Out Leviathan : Dinosaurs and the Science Wars / Keith M. Parsons.

Author
Published
  • Bloomington : Indiana University Press c2001
Physical description
1 online resource (236 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-282-06589-0
  • 9786612065897
  • 0-253-10842-X
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-206) and index.
  • English
  • Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1. Mr. Carnegie's Sauropods 1 -- 2. The Heresies of Dr. Bakker 22 -- 3. The "Conversion" of David Raup 48 -- 4. Are Dinosaurs Social Constructs? 80 -- 5. Le Dinosaure Postmoderne 0o6 -- 6. History, Whiggery, and Progress 126 -- 7. Beyond the Science Wars 150 -- Notes I77 -- References I95 -- Index 207.
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Genre
  • Electronic books.
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • ""... are dinosaurs social constructs? Do we really know anything about dinosaurs? Might not all of our beliefs about dinosaurs merely be figments of the paleontological imagination? A few years ago such questions would have seemed preposterous, even nonsensical. Now they must have a serious answer.""At stake in the ""Science Wars"" that have raged in academe and in the media is nothing less than the standing of science in our culture. One side argues that science is a ""social construct,"" that

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British Library: Lending Collection m01/41007
University of Cambridge Libraries: Whipple Library: Main Library Q8.PAR 1
Cardiff University Libraries Online location
University of Glasgow Library: University Library Level 6 Geology UN40 2001-P
King's College London Library: Maughan Library ; [Science books] QE861.4 PAR Four week
University of Leeds Library: Edward Boyle Library, level 8 History of Science P-5 Stack PAR
National Museums Scotland Library: West Wing Library - DDC Sequence 567.9 PAR
Natural History Museum Library: South Kensington, Palaeontology 20e o PAR
University of Oxford Libraries Table of contents Online location
University of Oxford Libraries: Earth Sciences Library: Main Library 5B.60 (b)
University of Oxford Libraries: Earth Sciences Library: Confined Cupboard 5B.60(a)
University of Oxford Libraries: Magdalen College Library: Longwall Library 567.9 PAR
University of Oxford Libraries: Radcliffe Science Library
University of Oxford Libraries: St Edmund Hall Library D23 PAR:Dra
University of Oxford Libraries: St Peter's College Library: Upper S4/ 72k
University of Southampton Library Table of contents Online location Click for access
University of Southampton Library: Hartley Library: Main Collection (Standard Loan) QE862.D5 PAR
UCL Library Services: UCL Science Library HISTORY OF SCIENCE W 5 PAR

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