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Buffon 88: actes du Colloque international pour le bicentenaire de la mort de Buffon. Paris & Lyon: J. Vrin. Spary, E. C. 1999. ” In Wissenschaft als kulturelle Praxis, 1750–1900, edited by H. E. Bödeker, P. H. Reill and J. Schlumbohm. Göttingen: Vanderhoek and Ruprecht. pp. 105–135. ———. 2000. Utopia’s Garden: French Natural History from Old Regime to Revolution. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Trembley, Abraham. 1744. Mémoires pour servir a l’histoire d’un genre de polypes d’eau douce.

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Quand on n’auroit trouvé des parties organiques materiaux des corps des animaux ce ne seroit pas avoir expliqué primordialement la generation: car il faudroit expliquer la formation de ces parties organiques elles memes. C’est domage que ceux qui font des experiences ne s’elevent queres à ces speculations, et que ceux qui font ces speculations soyent denués des experiences. ). ” (Maupertuis, Systême de la nature, In Maupertuis (1756), vol. ii, p. 147). 33 Mary Terrall This “principle of intelligence” resides in matter, down to its smallest parts.

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