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Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... Cuvier paleontology comparative anatomy geology ...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... This chapter proposes a fresh approach, based on the notion of epistemological culture, to the seminal work of Cuvier on mammal paleontology. It recounts the story of the reconstruction of Tertiary mammals on the basis of scattered and incomplete fossils found in gypsum quarries around Paris...
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... work of Cuvier on mammal paleontology. It recounts the story of the reconstruction of Tertiary mammals on the basis of scattered and incomplete fossils found in gypsum quarries around Paris. In the process of transforming a technical problem of fossil osteology into a new research strategy, Cuvier...
Published: 29 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059288-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5928-8
... school” of racialized paleontology. Pushing into that category of inhuman-inhumane, the chapter explores how material worlds can becomes sites of (re)valuation that tie together life-forms and forms of earth. aesthetics geophilosophy fossilization natural history undergrounds ...
Published: 29 March 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059288-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5928-8
..., the chapter examines how race is produced within the context of geologic paleontological practices and colonial world-building. This geologic praxis is productive of racialized forms of life—geologies of race—that substantiate the geophysical conditions of subjective life. Third, the chapter introduces...