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British Academy Fellows

Record for: RUDWICK, Professor Martin

Post: Affiliated Research Scholar, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge; Professor Emeritus of History, University of California, San Diego

Specialisms: History of earth sciences, especially the reconstruction of the earth's pre-human history, 1750-1850; the history of visual imagery in the natural sciences; epistemic issues in field- and museum-based sciences

Appointments:
Affiliated Research Scholar, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge; Professor Emeritus of History, University of California, San Diego University of Cambridge (1998-1998)
University Lecturer in [successively] Geology, and History of Science University of Cambridge (1965-1974)
Professor Ordinarius of History and Social Aspects of the Natural Sciences Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam (1974-1980)
Professor of History University of California, San Diego (1987-1998)

Principal publications:
Worlds before Adam, 2008
Lyell and Darwin Geologists, 2005 Ashgate Variorum series
Bursting the Limits of Time, 2005
The New Science of Geology, 2004 Ashgate Variorum series
Georges Cuvier, 1997
Scenes from Deep Time, 1992
The Great Devonian Controversy, 1985
The Meaning of Fossils, 1972

Elected to the Fellowship: 2008 § H10

Website:

http://www.hps.cam.ac.uk/people/rudwick.html