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RARE! Theory of Evolution Homer W. Smith Hand Signed 5.5X3 Card

RARE! Theory of Evolution Homer W. Smith Hand Signed 5.5X3 Card

RARE! Theory of Evolution Homer W. Smith Hand Signed 5.5X3 Card   RARE! Theory of Evolution Homer W. Smith Hand Signed 5.5X3 Card

"Theory of Evolution" Homer W. Smith Signed 5.5X3 Card. March 25, 1962 was an American.

For his experiments on the. And three years later, his family moved to. Which was included in both the. Creek miners' strike of 1894. He had a stutter from.

About the age of five, to which he attributes his introspectiveness. Smith's mother died by the time he was seven. He had five older siblings at the time, the oldest of which was 26.

Describes his father as of the generation that had one foot still planted. Tradition, the other planted in.

And skepticism my father paid off his conscience by generous hospitality, and. Any minister of any gospel was welcome at his table. Eleven, while Smith had the. His father built him a shed in. Which he could conduct scientific experiments; these involved chemistry and.

As well as the use of a. He also dissected cats, which fueled his. Interest for biology and diminished his faith in. As a result of the apathy he felt following.

Sinking of the RMS Titanic. April 15, 1912, he set out on a philosophical quest of reading and writing with. A renewed focus towards scholarship. Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health.

Until his retirement in 1961 he was the Professor of Physiology and Director of. New York University School of Medicine. Smith was a leader in. Elegant experiments on the kidney in the 1930s proved beyond any doubt that it. Operated according to physical principles, both as a filter and a secretory. Organ, eliminating the last vestige of. At the same time as. Measure how much kidney filtrate is formed. Structure and Function in Health and Disease.

Authoritative summary of what was known at that time. (1932) takes place in the.

Where a scientist returning to the United. States with a cargo of lungfish for kidney experiments delivers a monologue to.

An Anglican Minister on how. The book, after being personally. And republished as a Pocket Overseas Edition for the troops during. And then made a monthly selection by the Natural. For the latter republication, the book had to be reset, as.

The original plates had been donated during the metal shortages of 1943-44. Smith desired to make changes to the book, which the publisher gave him a week. Which Smith describes as a simple story of man's changing ideas about. Himself and his place in nature, was declined by several publishers and. Reduced from about 275,000 to 250,000 words before it was accepted by.

The publisher made further cuts for. Length, which Smith approved of. It considers man's ideas about the. Supernatural in the perspective of the evolution of western theology and. The nineteenth century, culminating in. The relationship of modern thought to that of pre-evolutionist. Says in the foreword: The work is a. Broadly conceived attempt to portray man's fear-induced animistic and mythic. Ideas with all their far-flung transformations and interrelations. The impact of these phantasmagorias on human destiny and the causal. Relationships by which they have come to be crystallized into organized. This is a biologist speaking whose scientific training has. Disciplined him in a grim objectivity rarely found in the pure historian. (1953) explains how evolutionary history accounts.

For the seemingly bewildering mammalian kidney, in which water, salts, and. Small molecules are filtered from the blood into kidney tubules and then much.

Of the water and salt and many of the small molecules are pumped back into the. He argues that vertebrates originated in fresh water, where water. Was drawn into their bodies by the. Of their body fluids; their kidneys. Excreted the extra water while also retrieving their supply of small solutes.

Served on the board of trustees of Science Service, now known as. To Smith in 1963 the. Smith Award in Renal Physiology.

Society of Nephrology established The Homer Smith Award in 1964. Presented annually to an individual who has made outstanding contributions. Which fundamentally affect the science of nephrology, broadly defined, but not.

Limited to, the pathobiology, cellular and molecular mechanisms and genetic. Influences on the functions and diseases of the kidney. To Margaret Wilson, who was the daughter of Lily and James Robert Wilson from. His son was Homer Wilson Smith.
RARE! Theory of Evolution Homer W. Smith Hand Signed 5.5X3 Card   RARE! Theory of Evolution Homer W. Smith Hand Signed 5.5X3 Card