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by Louis Agassiz
by. Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873.
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Excerpt from book: CHAPTER III. GORIES OF CLASSIFICATION. From the time that Linnaeus showed us the necessity of a scientific system as a framework for the arrangement of scientific facts in Natural History, the number of divisions adopted by zoologists and botanists increased steadily.
Natural History Illustrations. Bibliographia Zoologiae Et Geologiae, Volume 1: A General Catalogue of All Books, Tracts, and Memoirs on Zoology and Geology. Jesse Walter Fewkes, A Sonrel, Louis Agassiz.
Born at Motier, Switzerland, Louis Agassiz was taught by his parents until the age of te.
Born at Motier, Switzerland, Louis Agassiz was taught by his parents until the age of ten. Later, as a penurious student and professor in Paris, this Swiss naturalist and geologist studied fish classification and produced the monumental five-volume treatise on extinct marine organisms, Recherches sur les poissons fossiles (1833-43). A skilled lecturer and popular and devoted teacher, Agassiz revolutionized the study of natural history by promoting the open-minded observation and interpretation of nature, as opposed to reliance on traditional classification systems. The Agassiz approach was adopted by an entire generation of scientists.
Methods of Study in N. .In the last years of his life, Agassiz worked to establish a permanent school where zoological science could be pursued amid the living subjects of its study.
Стр. 23 - I have devoted my whole life to the study of Nature," Louis Agassiz said in summing up the result of his life's work, "and yet a single sentence may express all that I have done. I have shown that there is a correspondence between the succession of Fishes in geological times and the different stages of their growth in the egg, - this is al. Встречается в книгах (24) с 1864 по 2007.
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