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Globalising knowledge in the eighteenth century: the Linnaean story

One of the most familiar chapters in the history of early modern science is the birth, expansion and global deployment of Linnaean natural history from the 1730s onwards. 816 more words

Science

Carl Linnaeus: Blessed by the Natural Sciences

On 10 January 1778, Carl Linnaeus (Carl von Linné) (1707–1778) died in Uppsala (Sweden). He was a Swedish naturalist and zoologist. Animated by an intense religious faith, he established the first systematic classification of all animals, plants, and minerals (divided into kingdoms, classes, orders, genera, and species), convinced it was a task entrusted to man by God. 202 more words

Scientist

Books Old and New, Part 4: Gods of Nomenclature

As I was packing books for my move, which was the impetus for this series of posts on books (1, 2, 3… 988 more words

History

CARL LINNAEUS: CLASSIFYING NATURAL HISTORY (1)

‘THE FIRST EDITION’

Carl Linnaeus (1707 – 1778) is arguably the most renowned Swedish naturalist. Maybe unarguably. Before the age of 30, his orderly and rigorous scientific methodology had created a new standard system for the classification of the natural world. 786 more words

GENERAL

CARL LINNAEUS: CLASSIFYING NATURAL HISTORY (1)

CARL LINNAEUS: CLASSIFYING NATURAL HISTORY (1)

‘THE FIRST EDITION’

Carl Linnaeus (1707 – 1778) is arguably the most renowned Swedish naturalist. Maybe unarguably. Before the age of 30, his orderly and rigorous scientific methodology had created a new standard system for the classification of the natural world. 786 more words

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Week 4 Reflection:

Speciation

In evolution, new populations of species evolve through the mechanisms of evolution, such as Natural Selection. Speciation occurs when a series of evolutionary processes result in the reproductive isolation of a population. 550 more words

Reflection