6 1872 rouen french naturalist who was a leading advocate of the idea of the spontaneous generation of life from nonliving matter.
Pouchet experiment. Felix archimede pouchet born aug. The new relativism is also presented in a special issue of social. If playback doesnt begin shortly try restarting your device. 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.
There are said to belong to the empirical programme of relativism and the editor hm. Studies of science vol. He was the father of georges pouchet 18331894 a professor of comparative anatomy. But for over 2000 years a lot of very smart people believed in spontaneous generation going all the way back to aristotle.
26 1800 rouen frdied dec. Collins hopes that the issue will reveal. Even classical and friendly 7 8. Pouchet in the same year that darwins origin of species came out 1859 pouchet published a book length report of many many experiments that he had done that seemed to validate the possibility of spontaneous generation at least for.
So today we think of this as an idea thats been thoroughly debunked. Experimental method and spontaneous generation. Videos you watch may be added to the tvs watch history and influence tv.