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From Sunlight to Insight: Jan IngenHousz, the Discovery of Photosynthesis & Science in the Light of Ecology

From Sunlight to Insight: Jan IngenHousz, the Discovery of Photosynthesis & Science in the Light of Ecology (Paperback)

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An unexpectedly fresh look at the world of the Enlightenment and the science of the 18th century, this fascinating book introduces Jan IngenHousz, the little-known discoverer of photosynthesis. Written for a general audience, the story provides a view into everyday life in the decades before and after the French revolution--even as it pursues the mysteries surrounding this important scientist's life and work. The result is a multidimensional approach to science that includes history, philosophy, scientific instruments, the growth of chemistry, and the modern field of ecology.

Geerdt Magiels is a biologist, a philosopher of science, and the author of "De kunst van het kijken (The Art of Looking)," "Chemie tussen gisteren en morgen (Chemistry in between Yesterday and Tomorrow)," "Het brein-100 jaar na Freud (The Brain-100 Years after Freud)" and "Paul Janssen, Pioneer in Pharma & in China."

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