Article ID: CBB000035258

From Trembley's polyps to new directions in research on hydra: Proceedings of a symposium honoring Abraham Trembley (1710-1784) (1985)


Archives des Sciences (Geneva)
Volume: 38
Pages: 253-344

Publication Date: 1985
Edition Details: Edited by Lenhoff, Howard M. and Pierre Tardent. Organized by the University of California, Irvine, the University of Zurich, and Société de Physique et d'Histoire Naturelle de Genève

Description Historical papers include: Baker, John R.: Abraham Trembley: Influences on his life, and his contributions to biology. Lenhoff, Sylvia G., Lenhoff, Howard M.: The Mémoires of Abraham Trembley, 1: The Mémoires in their genre. 2: The Mémoires as a research monograph. 3: His discoveries on hydra and his approaches to biology. Buscaglia, Marino: The rhetoric of proof and persuasion utilized by Abraham Trembley. Dawson, Virginia P.: Trembley's experiment of turning the polyp inside out and the influence of Dutch science. Archinard, M.: Abraham Trembley's influence on the development of the aquatic microscope.

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Authors & Contributors
Dawson, Virginia Parker
Lenhoff, Sylvia G.
Lenhoff, Howard M.
Rattcliff, Marc J.
Gibson, Susannah
McConnell, Anita
Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture
History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences
Archives of Natural History
Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
History of Science
American Philosophical Society
Boxwood Press
Leo S. Olschki Editore
La Baconnière Arts
Case Western Reserve University
Comparative physiology
Marine biology
Aquatic biology
Trembley, Abraham
Réaumur, René Antoine Ferchault de
Bonnet, Charles
Marsigli, Luigi Ferdinando
Zischka, Anton
Spallanzani, Lazzaro
Central Europe: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Great Britain
Pacific Ocean
Hamburg (Germany)
18th century
17th century
19th century
20th century, early

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