Sentence Examples with the word james hutton

His reactionary and retarding ideas as a special creationist and his advocacy of the cataclysmic theory of change exerted a baneful influence until overthrown by the uniformitarianism of James Hutton (1726-1797) and Charles Lyell (1797-1875) and the evolutionism of Darwin.

To its publication the influence exerted by James Hutton on the progress of geological knowledge is largely due.