Adam Sedgwick

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Adam Sedgwick
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Adam Sedgwick
Lahir 22 Maret 1785
Dent, Yorkshire
Meninggal 27 Januari 1873 (umur 87)
Cambridge, Inggris
Kebangsaan Britania
Bidang Geologi
Institusi Universitas Cambridge
Alma mater Universitas Cambridge
Pembimbing akademik Thomas Jones
John Dawson
Mahasiswa ternama George Peacock[1]
William Hopkins
Charles Darwin
Joseph Jukes
Dikenal karena Klasifikasi batu Kambrium; menentang evolusi dan seleksi alam
Penghargaan Medali Wollaston (1833)
Medali Copley (1863)

Adam Sedgwick (22 Maret 1785 – 27 Januari 1873) adalah salah satu pendiri geologi modern.

Sedgwick lahir di Dent, Yorkshire sebagai anak ketiga dari seorang vikaris Anglikan. Ia menuntut ilmu di sekolah Sedbergh dan Trinity College, Cambridge.[2]

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  • J.W. Clark and T.M. Hughes, The Life and Letters of the Reverend Adam Sedgwick, Cambridge University Press, 1890, vols. 1-2. (Reissued by Cambridge University Press, 2010. ISBN 978-1-108-01831-9)
  • Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1970-1990; vol. 12, pp. 275–279.
  • A Biographical Dictionary of Scientists, Williams, T. I., Ed., Wiley, 1969, pp. 467–468.
  • Isaac Asimov, I. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (2nd Ed.), Doubleday: 1982, p. 299.
  • Quart. J. Geol. Soc., 1873, 29, pp. xxx-xxxix.
  •  Bonney, Thomas George (1889). "Sedgwick, Adam". In Leslie Stephen. Dictionary of National Biography 17. London: Smith, Elder & Co. hlm. 179–182. 
  • "Adam Sedgwick - Geologist and Dalesman" Colin Speakman Broad Oak Press 1982.
  • "Adam Sedgwick's Dent" A facsimile reprint of 'A Memorial by the Trustees of Cowgill Chapel (1868) and 'Supplement to the Memorial (1870) by Adam Sedgwick with introduction by David Boulton Hollett, Sedbergh and David Boulton Dent 1984.
  • "A Discourse on the Studies of the University" Adam Sedgwick The Victorian Library, Leicester University Press 1969
  • Browne, E. Janet (1995), Charles Darwin: vol. 1 Voyaging, London: Jonathan Cape, ISBN 1-84413-314-1 
  • Herbert, Sandra (1991), "Charles Darwin as a prospective geological author", British Journal for the History of Science (24): 159–192, diarsipkan dari aslinya pada tanggal 8 February 2009, diakses 2009-01-24 
  • Secord, James A. (2000), Victorian Sensation: the extraordinary publication, reception, and secret authorship of Vestiges of the natural history of creation, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ISBN 0-226-74411-6 

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