For the past few days, I have been putting together a bibliography of secondary literature on John Tyndall. I share it here:
Barton, Ruth. 1987. “John Tyndall, Pantheist: A Rereading of the Belfast Address.” Osiris 3: 111-134.
- – -. 2003. “Men of Science: Language, Identity and Professionalization in the mid-Victorian Scientific Community.” History of Science 41: 73-119.
- – -. 2004. “Scientific Authority and Scientific Controversy in Nature: North Britain against the X Club.” In Culture and Society in the Nineteenth-Century Media. Eds. Louise Henson, Geoffrey Cantor, Gowan Dawson, Richard Noakes, Sally Shuttleworth, and Jonathon R. Topham. Aldershot: Ashgate, 223-235.
Bellon, Richard. 2001. “Joseph Dalton Hooker’s Ideals for a Professional Man of Science.” Journal of the History of Biology 34: 51-82.
Birchfield, Joe D. 2004. “Tyndall, John (1820-93).” In The Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century British Scientists. Vol. 4. Ed. Bernard Lightman. Bristol, England: Thoemmes Continuum, 2053-2058.
Blinderman, Charles. 1961. “John Tyndall and the Victorian New Philosophy.” Bucknell
Review 9: 281-290.
Brock, W.H. 2004. “Tyndall, John (1820-1893).” In Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Vol. 55. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 789-794.
- – -, N.D. McMillan, and R.C. Mollan, eds. 1981. John Tyndall: Essays on a Natural Philosopher. Dublin: Royal Dublin Society.
Clark, Ronald. 1953. The Victorian Mountaineers. London: Batsford.
Conant, James, ed. 1953. Pasteur’s and Tyndall’s Study of Spontaneous Generation. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Daub, Edward E. 1974. “The Hidden Origins of the Tait-Tyndall Controversy: The Thomson-Tyndall Conflict,” in Proceedings, XIVth International Congress of the History of Science, Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan, 19-27 August, 1974. Tokyo: Japan Science Council, 241-244.
Dawson, Gowan. 2007. Darwin, Literature and Victorian Respectability. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Eve, A. S. and C. H. Creasey. 1945. Life and Work of John Tyndall. London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd.
Fleming, Fergus. 2000. Killing Dragons: The Conquest of the Alps. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press.
Fleming, James Rodger. 1998. “John Tyndall, Svante Arrhenius, and Early Research on Carbon Dioxide and Climate,” in Historical Perspectives on Climate Change. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 65-82.
Foster, John Wilson. 2002. “Darwin in Ireland: John Tyndall and the Irish Churches.” Recoveries: Neglected Episodes in Irish Cultural History, 1860-1912. Dublin: University College Dublin Press. Tyndall is also discussed in the 2nd chapter of this book, “Fieldwork.”
Friday, James R., Roy M. MacLeod, and Philippa Shepherd. 1974. John Tyndall: Natural Philosopher, 1820-1893. Catalogue of Correspondence, Journals and Collected Papers. London: Mansell.
Gieryn, Thomas F. 1999. “John Tyndall’s Double Boundary-Work: Science, Religion, and Mechanics in Victorian England,” in Cultural Boundaries of Science: Credibility on the Line. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 37-64.
Haugrud, Raychel A. 1970. “Tyndall’s Interest in Emerson.” American Literature 41: 507-17.
Hevly, Bruce. 1996. “The Heroic Science of Glacier Motion.” Osiris 11 (1996): 66-86.
Howard, Jill. 2004. “’Physics and Fashion’: John Tyndall and his audiences in Mid-Victorian Britain.” Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science 35 (2004): 729-758.
Jenkins, Alice. 1998. “Spatial Imagery in Nineteenth-Century Representations of Science: Faraday and Tyndall.” Making Space for Science: Territorial Themes in the Shaping of Knowledge. Eds. Crosbie Smith and Jon Agar. New York: Palgrave MacMillan.
Kim, Stephen. 1996. John Tyndall’s Transcendental Materialism and the Conflict Between Religion and Science in Victorian England. Lewiston, Queenston, Lampeter: Mellen University Press.
Libera, Sharon Mayer. 1974. “John Tyndall and Tennyson’s ‘Lucretius’.” Victorian Newsletter 45: 19-22.
Lightman, Bernard. 1987. The Origins of Agnosticism: Victorian Unbelief and the Limits of Knowledge. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.
- – -. 1990. “Robert Elsmere and the Agnostic Crises of Faith.” In Victorian Faith in Crisis: Essays on Continuity and Change in Nineteenth-Century Religious Belief. Eds. Richard J. Helmstadter and Bernard Lightman. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.
- – -, ed. 1997. Victorian Science in Context. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
- – -, ed. 2004. Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century British Scientists. 4 vols. Bristol, England: Thoemmes Continuum.
- – -. 2004. “Scientists as Materialists in the Periodical Press: Tyndall’s Belfast Address.” Science Serialized: Representations of the Sciences in Nineteenth-Century Periodicals. Dibner Institute Studies in the History of Science and Technology. Eds. Geoffrey Cantor and Sally Shuttleworth. Cambridge, Massachusetts: M.I.T. Press, 199-237.
- – -. 2007. Victorian Popularizers of Science: Designing Nature for New Audiences. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Livingstone, David. 1992. “Darwinism and Calvinism: The Belfast-Princeton Connection.” Isis 83: 408-428.
- – -. 1997. “Darwin in Belfast.” Nature in Ireland: A Scientific and Cultural History. Ed. John W. Foster. Dublin: Lilliput Press, 1997, 387-408.
McMillan, Norman, and Ivan Slade. 2005. “Optics, Evolution and Myopia,” in Photonic Engineering, Opto-Ireland, 4-6 April, 2005, Dublin, Ireland [Proceedings of SPIE – the International Society for Optical Engineers]. Bellingham, WA: SPIE, 679-689.
MacLeod, Roy. 1976. “Tyndall, John.” In Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Ed. Charles Coulston Gillipsie. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 521-524.
Meadows, Jack. 1995. “John Tyndall: Then and Now.” Proceedings of the Royal Institution of Great Britain 66 (1995): 239-249.
O’Gorman, Francis. 1996. “’The Eagle and the Whale?’: John Ruskin’s argument with John Tyndall,” in Michael Wheeler, ed. Time and Tide: Ruskin and Science. London: Pilkington Press, 45-64.
- – -. 1997a. “John Tyndall as Poet: Agnosticism and ‘A Morning on Alp Lusgen’.” The Review of English Studies 48 (1997): 353-358.
- – -. 1997b. “Some Ruskin Annotations of John Tyndall.” Notes and Queries 44 (1997): 348-349.
- – -. 2000. “’The Mightiest Evangel of the Alpine Club’: Masculinity and Agnosticism in the Alpine Writing of John Tyndall,” in Andrew Bradstock, et al., eds., Masculinity and Spirituality in Victorian Culture. New York: Palgrave, 134-148.
Rowlinson, J.S. 1971. “The Theory of Glaciers.” Notes and Records of the Royal Society off London 26 (1971): 189-204.
Sackmann, Werner. 1993. “John Tyndall (1820-93) and his relationship to the Alps and Switzerland” [in German]. Gesnerus 50 (1993): 66-78.
Sarton, George. 1940. “Faraday to Tyndall.” Isis 31: 303-4.
Sawyer, Paul L. 1981. “Ruskin and Tyndall: The Poetry of Matter and The Poetry of Spirit,” in James Paradis and Thomas Postlewait, eds., Victorian Science and Victorian Values: Literary Perspectives. New York: New York Academy of Sciences, 217-246. This was reprinted in 1985 by Rutgers University Press.
Smith, Arthur Whitmore. 1920. “John Tyndall (1820-1893).” Scientific Monthly 11: 331-40.
Sopka, Katherine. 1972. “An Apostle of Science Visits America: John Tyndall’s Journey of 1872-1873.” Physics Teacher 10: 369-75.
Strick, James. 2000. Sparks of Life: Darwinism and the Victorian Debates over Spontaneous Generation. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Sugiyama, Shigeo. 1992. “The Significance of the Particulate Conception of Matter in John Tyndall’s Physical Researches.” Historia Scientiarum 2: 119-138.
Thompson, D. 1957a. “John Tyndall (1820-1893): A Vocational Enterprise.” Vocational Aspects of Secondary and Further Education 9: 38-48.
Thompson, D. 1957b. “John Tyndall and the Royal Institution.” Annuals of Science 13:9-21.
Turner, Frank. 1973. “Lucretius Among the Victorians.” Victorian Studies 16: 329-348.
Weed, Lyle A. 1942. “John Tyndall and His Contribution to the Theory of Spontaneous Generation.” Annals of Medical History 4: 55-62.
Wiseman, E. J. 1965. “John Tyndall: His Contributions to the Defeat of the Theory of Spontaneous Generation of Life.” School Science Review 159: 362-7.
Yamalidou, Maria. 1999a. “John Tyndall, the Rhetorician of Molecularity. Part One. Crossing the Boundary Towards the Invisible.” Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London 53 (1999): 231-242.
- – -. 1999b. “John Tyndall, the Rhetorician of Molecularity. Part Two. Questions Put to Nature.” Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London 53 (1999): 319-331.