Hutton, James (1726–1797)

James Hutton was a Scottish geologist, chemist, and naturalist noted for formulating the uniformitarianist doctrine and the Plutonist school of thought. After short careers in law and medicine at the University of Edinburgh, he followed his interest in chemistry and the ...

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