Eloge: Desiderio Papp, 21 May January Author(s): Alfredo G. Kohn in La laurea ad honorem in fisica dell’Universita degli Studi di Padova, the Panorama ge- neral de la historia de la cienca (General Panorama of the. DESIDERIO PAPP. Historia de la fisica: Desde la antigiiedad hasta los umbrales del siglo XX. Second edition. pp.,. 30 figs., 28 portraits. Madrid: Espasa-. Ein Buch über die Bewohner anderer Welten by Desiderio Papp(Book) 18 editions Einstein: historia de un espíritu by Desiderio Papp(Book) 14 editions .

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He had little patience with desiderko abstractions of quantum physics or modem cosmology. He began his academic career as a Privatdozent at the Budapest and Vienna universities. Was lebt auf den Sternen?

Mieli wrote the first five volumes and Papp and Babini the last seven. In he be- came histora corresponding member of the Inter- national Academy of History of Science, in an effective member, and finally an honored member. Cohen – – Isis: John Burnham – – Isis: Papp had a vast knowledge as well as out- standing teaching skills.

Owen Hixtoria, 8 October —21 January History of Science in General Philosophy of Science.

Arnold Thackray – – Isis: Stillman Drake, 24 December October [pp. Leonard Wilson – – Isis: One may quarrel with one or another analysis or reconstruction, all of them quintessentially Stillman, even when fiscia changed his mind.


Historia de la Fisica: Desiderio Papp – – Revue d’Histoire l Sciences 7 2: A Journal of the History of Science Ideas revolucionarias en la ciencia: Nevertheless, Stillman Drake’s Galileo will continue to engage, to instruct, and to inspire long after lesser cre- ations have been forgotten.

In Argentina he taught at Buenos This content downloaded from This article has no associated abstract. Even more than the craftsman’s, his way of thinking about science was often that of an engineer, who knows the stresses on towers of brick or the turbulence in basins of water and who can work out, for example, what effect the rotation of the earth may have on them.

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With Desiderio Papp’s death, scientific historiography loses one of its most erudite founders and leaders. He then emi- grated again, this time to Argentina, arriving in Buenos Aires in Much of twentieth-century physics, he believed, rep- resented a decline, and not merely a technical one, for he did not like the scale of modem science, its cost, and fisia arrogant claims to know what he regarded as simply unknow- able. JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range ofcontent in a trusted digital archive.

Some of his opin- ions were idiosyncratic. There he collaborated with Aldo Mieli and Jose Babini in producing the Panorama ge- neral de la historia de la cienca General Panorama of the History of Sciencewhich was edited in twelve volumes.


Papp was born in Sopron, Hungary, on 21 May and received his Ph. Edward Grant – – Isis: Most widely held works about Desiderio Papp. Request removal from index. Papp, Desiderio Overview.

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Works that stand out include his biographies of Einstein, Poin- care, Roentgen, Claude Bernard, Harvey, and Darwin; the volumes produced with Mieli and Babini; Ideas revolucionarias en la ciencia fifteen hundred pages in three volumes, pub- lished by the University of Chile, Santiago ; his history of physics and chemistry; and his introduction to the general history of science that formed part of the great Complete His- tory of Medicine, edited by Pedro Lain En- tralgo.

Papp wrote more than pappp books and numerous articles, as well as giving frequent presentations at conventions. No keywords specified fix it. Floris Cohen – – Isis: He attracted large audiences as a skillful speaker in French, Spanish, and German. History of Western Philosophy. Sigeko Nisio – – Isis: These masters worked under very difficult conditions, and so they were not successful in creating great institutes as Sarton did in the United States.