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Modeling in the museum: On the role of remnant models in the work of Joseph Grinnell (1990)


Description “I present a case study of an important but neglected naturalist, Joseph Grinnell, to illustrate the extent to which mundane practices in a museum setting constitute theorizing.”

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Authors & Contributors
Griesemer, James R.
Bernier, Réjane
Thom, René
Pichot, André
Roger, Jacques
Tintant, Henri
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Journal of the History of Biology
Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie
Sudhoffs Archiv: Zeitschrift fuer Wissenschaftsgeschichte
PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association
History of Science
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Explanation; hypotheses; theories
Philosophy of biology
Philosophy of science
Natural history
Grinnell, Joseph
Alexander, Annie M.
Uexküll, Jakob Johann von
Wright, Sewall
Weismann, August
Woltereck, Richard
Time Periods
20th century
19th century
21st century
18th century
20th century, early
North America: United States; Canada
United States
Central Europe: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
California (U.S.)
Great Britain
University of California
University of California, Berkeley
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (University of California, Berkeley)

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