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Pouchet Experiment

26 1800 rouen frdied dec.

Pouchet experiment. Felix archimede pouchet 26 august 1800 6 december 1872 was a french naturalist and a leading proponent of spontaneous generation of life from non living materials and as such an opponent of louis pasteurs germ theory. But for over 2000 years a lot of very smart people believed in spontaneous generation going all the way back to aristotle. He was the father of georges pouchet 18331894 a professor of comparative anatomy. So today we think of this as an idea thats been thoroughly debunked.

Felix archimede pouchet born aug. See remarks by milne edwards quatrefages claude bernard dumas 1858 in comptes rendus des seances de lacademie des sciences 48. If playback doesnt begin shortly try restarting your device. There are said to belong to the empirical programme of relativism and the editor hm.

Even classical and friendly 7 8. The controversy between pasteur and pouchet 185964 journal of the history of medicine and we use cookies to enhance your experience on our websiteby continuing to use our website you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Videos you watch may be added to the tvs watch history and influence tv. Pouchet was director of the rouen museum of natural history and the rouen jardin des plantes 1828 and later a professor at the school of.

If playback doesnt begin shortly try restarting your device. But experiment seems to me most suitable in the context of the pasteurpouchet controversy. 6 1872 rouen french naturalist who was a leading advocate of the idea of the spontaneous generation of life from nonliving matter. The new relativism is also presented in a special issue of social.

Studies of science vol. The experiment that pouchet carried out together with nicolas joly and charles musset in the pyrenees in the summer of 1863 formed the starting point of the second round of the controversy which attracted most public attention. Experimental method and spontaneous generation.