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Humboldtian science


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Alexander von Humboldt (1769—1859) Baron, German explorer and scientist

Charles Darwin (1809—1882) naturalist, geologist, and originator of the theory of natural selection

Karl Friedrich Gauss (1777—1855)

 

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Historians use the term “Humboldtian science” to describe a type of scientific practice during the nineteenth century that resembled the work of Alexander von Humboldt, whether or not it resulted ...

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