Isis 98 (2007), 2

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Volume 98, Number 2
(June 2007)

is now available



Page vi [ ]

"Beyond the Pale of Ordinary Criticism"
Eccentricity and the Fossil Books of Thomas Hawkins
Victoria Carroll
Page 225 [ ]

"Every Boy & Girl a Scientist"
Instruments for Children in Interwar Britain
Melanie Keene
Page 266 [ ]

"-Logos," "-Ismos," and "-Ikos"
The Political Iconicity of Denominative Suffixes in Science (or, Phonesthemic Tints and Taints in the Coining of Science Domain Names)
Robert N. Proctor
Page 290 [ ]

D. Graham Burnett
Page 310 [ ]

Medical Expertise, Bodies, and the Law in Early Modern Courts
Silvia De Renzi
Page 315 [ ]

Patents, Protections, and Privileges
The Establishment of Intellectual Property in Animals and Plants
Daniel J. Kevles
Page 323 [ ]

A Forensics of the Mind
Alison Winter
Page 332 [ ]

Bhopal's Trials of Knowledge and Ignorance
Sheila Jasanoff
Page 344 [ ]

Eloge: David L. Cowen, 1909-2006
Vincent J. Cirillo and Karen Reeds
Page 351 [ ]

Letters to the Editor
Page 354 [ ]

Clio Electric
Online Resources in Post-1750 History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
Brian Dolan
Page 355 [ ]

The Importance of Early Modern European Science and the State of the Field
Margaret C. Jacob
Page 361 [ ]

Henri Poincare: The Movie
The Unintended Consequences of Scientific Commemorations
Yves Gingras
Page 366 [ ]

Lee Alan Dugatkin: The Altruism Equation: Seven Scientists Search for the Origins of Goodness,
rev. by David L. Hull
Page 373 [ ]

Averroes (Ibn Rusd): Commentaire moyen a la Rhetorique d'Aristote: Edition critique du texte arabe et traduction francaise. Volume 1: Introduction generale. Volume 2: Edition et traduction. Volume 3: Commentaire du commentaire,
rev. by Frank Griffel
Page 373 [ ]

Monte Ransome Johnson: Aristotle on Teleology.,
rev. by Helen S. Lang
Page 375 [ ]

Christiane L. Joost-Gaugier: Measuring Heaven: Pythagoras and His Influence on Thought and Art in Antiquity and the Middle Ages.,
rev. by Christopher S. Celenza
Page 376 [ ]

Dallas G. Denery II: Seeing and Being Seen in the Later Medieval World: Optics, Theology, and Religious Life.,
rev. by Suzanne Conklin Akbari
Page 377 [ ]

David A. King: In Synchrony with the Heavens: Studies in Astronomical Timekeeping and Instrumentation in Medieval Islamic Civilization. Volume 1: The Call of the Muezzin., and David A. King: In Synchrony with the Heavens: Studies in Astronomical Timekeeping and Instrumentation in Medieval Islamic Civilization. Volume 2: Instruments of Mass Calculation.,
rev. by J. L. Berggren
Page 378 [ ]

Edward G. Andrew: Patrons of Enlightenment.,
rev. by James E. McClellan III
Page 380 [ ]

Antonio Barrera-Osorio: Experiencing Nature: The Spanish American Empire and the Early Scientific Revolution, and Miguel de Asua and Roger French: A New World of Animals: Early Modern Europeans on the Creatures of Iberian America.,
rev. by Daniela Bleichmar
Page 380 [ ]

Albert V. Carozzi: Horace-Benedict de Saussure (1740-1799): Un pionnier des sciences de la Terre.,
rev. by Bernhard Fritscher
Page 383 [ ]

Philippe Despoix: Le monde mesure: Dispositifs de l'exploration a l'age des Lumieres.,
rev. by Felix Driver
Page 384 [ ]

Saul Fisher: Pierre Gassendi's Philosophy and Science: Atomism for Empiricists.,
rev. by Teresa Castelao-Lawless
Page 385 [ ]

Russell McCormmach: Speculative Truth: Henry Cavendish, Natural Philosophy, and the Rise of Modern Theoretical Science.,
rev. by Mi Gyung Kim
Page 386 [ ]

Stephen A. McKnight: The Religious Foundations of Francis Bacon's Thought.,
rev. by Matthew L. Jones
Page 387 [ ]

Elizabeth Green Musselman: Nervous Conditions: Science and the Body Politic in Early Industrial Britain,
rev. by Joan L. Richards
Page 388 [ ]

William R. Newman: Atoms and Alchemy: Chymistry and the Experimental Origins of the Scientific Revolution.,
rev. by Margaret Garber
Page 389 [ ]

Gianna Pomata and Nancy G. Siraisi: Historia: Empiricism and Erudition in Early Modern Europe.,
rev. by John Henry
Page 390 [ ]

Sabine Reungoat: William Petty: Observateur des iles Britanniques.,
rev. by Loic Charles
Page 391 [ ]

Gerhild Scholz Williams: Ways of Knowing in Early Modern Germany: Johannes Praetorius as a Witness to His Time.,
rev. by Kathleen Crowther-Heyck
Page 392 [ ]

Jean Seidengart: Dieu, l'univers et la sphere infinie: Penser l'infinite cosmique a l'aube de la science classique.,
rev. by Anne Davenport
Page 393 [ ]

Martin Stuber, Stefan Hachler and Luc Lienhard: Hallers Netz: Ein europaischer Gelehrtenbriefwechsel zur Zeit der Aufklarung.,
rev. by Joan Steigerwald
Page 394 [ ]

David Arnold: The Tropics and the Traveling Gaze: India, Landscape, and Science, 1800-1856.,
rev. by Katharine Anderson
Page 395 [ ]

Jesse F. Ballenger: Self, Senility, and Alzheimer's Disease in Modern America: A History.,
rev. by Ellen Herman
Page 396 [ ]

Richard G. Beidleman: California's Frontier Naturalists.,
rev. by Emily Brock
Page 397 [ ]

Michael Bulmer: Francis Galton: Pioneer of Heredity and Biometry.,
rev. by Vassiliki Betty Smocovitis
Page 398 [ ]

Jeffrey Crelinsten: Einstein's Jury: The Race to Test Relativity.,
rev. by Jozsef Illy
Page 399 [ ]

Mario A. Di Gregorio: From Here to Eternity: Ernst Haeckel and Scientific Faith.,
rev. by Georgy S. Levit
Page 400 [ ]

Matthias Dorries: Michael Frayn's Copenhagen in Debate: Historical Essays and Documents on the 1941 Meeting between Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg.,
rev. by Manfred D. Laubichler
Page 401 [ ]

Denis Forest: Histoire des aphasies: Une anatomie de l'expression.,
rev. by Susan Lanzoni
Page 402 [ ]

Benoit Godin: Measurement and Statistics on Science and Technology: 1920 to the Present.,
rev. by Geoffrey C. Bowker
Page 403 [ ]

Jonathan Harwood: Technology's Dilemma: Agricultural Colleges between Science and Practice in Germany, 1860-1934.,
rev. by Harro Maat
Page 404 [ ]

Lynette A. Jackson: Surfacing Up: Psychiatry and Social Order in Colonial Zimbabwe, 1908-1968.,
rev. by Hans Pols
Page 405 [ ]

Margaret Jones: Health Policy in Britain's Model Colony: Ceylon (1900-1948),
rev. by James H. Mills
Page 406 [ ]

Andreas Killen: Berlin Electropolis: Shock, Nerves, and German Modernity.,
rev. by Daniel Morat
Page 407 [ ]

Barbara Larson: The Dark Side of Nature: Science, Society, and the Fantastic in the Work of Odilon Redon.,
rev. by Robert M. Brain
Page 408 [ ]

David N. Livingstone and Charles W. J. Withers: Geography and Revolution.,
rev. by Jean-Marc Robic and Marie-Claire Robic
Page 409 [ ]

Kirsten Ostherr: Cinematic Prophylaxis: Globalization and Contagion in the Discourse of World Health.,
rev. by Hannah Landecker
Page 411 [ ]

Scott H. Podolsky: Pneumonia before Antibiotics: Therapeutic Evolution and Evaluation in Twentieth-Century America.,
rev. by Anne Hardy
Page 412 [ ]

Jean-Pierre Poirier: Marie Curie et les conquerants de l'atome, 1896-2006.,
rev. by Soraya Boudia
Page 413 [ ]

Carsten Reinhardt: Shifting and Rearranging: Physical Methods and the Transformation of Modern Chemistry.,
rev. by Helge Kragh
Page 413 [ ]

Margaret Schabas: The Natural Origins of Economics.,
rev. by Scott Mandelbrote
Page 414 [ ]

Chandak Sengoopta: The Most Secret Quintessence of Life: Sex, Glands, and Hormones, 1850-1950.,
rev. by Sarah Goodfellow
Page 416 [ ]

Thomas K. Simpson: Figures of Thought: A Literary Appreciation of Maxwell's,
rev. by Diane Greco Josefowicz
Page 417 [ ]

Frank M. Snowden: The Conquest of Malaria: Italy, 1900-1962.,
rev. by Andrea Rusnock
Page 417 [ ]

Philippe Steiner: L'ecole durkheimienne et l'economie: Sociologie, religion et connaissance.,
rev. by Philippe Fontaine
Page 418 [ ]

Leon I. Yacher: The Role of Geographer and Natural Scientist Henri Francois Pittier (1857-1950) in the Evolution of Geography as a Science in Costa Rica.,
rev. by Michael Heffernan
Page 420 [ ]

Louis Brown: The Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, and Hatten S. Yoder and Jr.: The Geophysical Laboratory,
rev. by Marc Rothenberg
Page 420 [ ]

James Colgrove: State of Immunity: The Politics of Vaccination in Twentieth-Century America.,
rev. by Nadja Durbach
Page 422 [ ]

Stephen J. Dick and James E. Strick: The Living Universe: NASA and the Development of Astrobiology.,
rev. by Lynn Rothschild
Page 423 [ ]

Horst H. Freyhofer: The Nuremberg Medical Trial: The Holocaust and the Origin of the Nuremberg Medical Code., and Paul Julian Weindling: Nazi Medicine and the Nuremberg Trials: From Medical War Crimes to Informed Consent.,
rev. by Susan E. Lederer
Page 424 [ ]

Michael Heazle: Scientific Uncertainty and the Politics of Whaling.,
rev. by D. Graham Burnett
Page 425 [ ]

Mark Jackson: Allergy: The History of a Modern Malady.,
rev. by Kenton Kroker
Page 427 [ ]

Tina Loo: States of Nature: Conserving Canada's Wildlife in the Twentieth Century.,
rev. by Frederick R. Davis
Page 428 [ ]

Jane Maienschein, Marie Glitz and Garland E. Allen: The Department of Embryology,
rev. by Ronald Rainger
Page 429 [ ]

Michelle Murphy: Sick Building Syndrome and the Problem of Uncertainty: Environmental Politics, Technoscience, and Women Workers.,
rev. by Julie Sze
Page 430 [ ]

Nicholas L. Tilney: A Perfectly Striking Departure: Surgeons and Surgery at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, 1912-1980.,
rev. by Beth Linker
Page 431 [ ]

Catherine Waldby and Robert Mitchell: Tissue Economies: Blood, Organs, and Cell Lines in Late Capitalism.,
rev. by Rachel A. Ankeny
Page 432 [ ]

Alan G. Gross: Starring the Text: The Place of Rhetoric in Science Studies.,
rev. by James Wynn
Page 433 [ ]

Barbara Herrnstein Smith: Scandalous Knowledge: Science, Truth, and the Human.,
rev. by Sal Restivo
Page 434 [ ]

P. Kyle Stanford: Exceeding Our Grasp: Science, History, and the Problem of Unconceived Alternatives.,
rev. by Ingo Brigandt
Page 435 [ ]

Jose Ramon Bertomeu-Sanchez and Agusti Nieto-Galan: Chemistry, Medicine, and Crime: Mateu J. B. Orfila (1787-1853) and His Times.
Page 436 [ ]

Adrian C. Brock: Internationalizing the History of Psychology.
Page 436 [ ]

Nina Byers and Gary Williams: Out of the Shadows: Contributions of Twentieth-Century Women to Physics.
Page 436 [ ]

Marco Mamone Capria: Physics before and after Einstein.
Page 437 [ ]

Mary Frank Fox, Doborah G. Johnson and Sue V. Rosser: Women, Gender, and Technology.
Page 437 [ ]

Hart Grob and Hans Hooijmaijers: Who Needs Scientific Instruments.
Page 438 [ ]

E. I. Kolchinsky and M. B. Konashev: &uni.041D;&uni.0430; &uni.043F;&uni.0435;&uni.0440;&uni.0435;&uni.043B;&uni.043E;&uni.043C;&uni.0435;: &uni.041E;&uni.0442;&uni.0435;&uni.0447;&uni.0435;&uni.0441;&uni.0442;&uni.0432;&uni.0435;&uni.043D;&uni.043D;&uni.0430;&uni.044F; &uni.043D;&uni.0430;&uni.0443;&uni.043A;&uni.0430; &uni.0432; &uni.043A;&uni.043E;&uni.043D;&uni.0446;&uni.0435; XIX-XX &uni.0432;&uni.0435;&uni.043A;&uni.0435;: &uni.0438;&uni.0441;&uni.0442;&uni.043E;&uni.0447;&uni.043D;&uni.0438;&uni.043A;&uni.0438;, &uni.0438;&uni.0441;&uni.0441;&uni.043B;&uni.0435;&uni.0434;&uni.043E;&uni.0432;&uni.0430;&uni.043D;&uni.0438;&uni.044F;, &uni.0438;&uni.0441;&uni.0442;&uni.043E;&uni.0440;&uni.0438;&uni.043E;&uni.0433;&uni.0440;&uni.0430;&uni.0444;&uni.0438;&uni.044F;. [On the Edge: Science in Russia in the End of XIX-XX Century: Researches, Sources, Historiography.]
Page 438 [ ]

G. J. H. McCall, A. J. Bowden and R. J. Howarth: The History of Meteoritics and Key Meteorite Collections: Fireballs, Falls, and Finds.
Page 439 [ ]

Tom Rockmore and Joseph Margolis: History, Historicity, and Science.
Page 439 [ ]

M. Teresa Tavormina: Sex, Aging, and Death in a Medieval Medical Compendium: Trinity College Cambridge MS R. 14.52, Its Texts, Language, and Scribe.
Page 439 [ ]

Charles T. Wolfe: Monsters and Philosophy.
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Notes on Contributors
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