Justice




DIO 1.1 [1991] p.3 n.3: “it's worth remarking (for contrast) the necessarily critical or ‘negative’ thrust of so much of the best work that rewrites history. (After all, nobody says, e.g., he didn't reach the Pole when he actually did.) Nonetheless, one can find numerous Dennis Rawlins redemptions (many already published) of unjustly treated [or underappreciated] figures”.


Examples (mostly long-deceased) are listed below:



  • Aristarchos of Samos.

  • Aristyllos.

  • Hipparchos.

  • Tycho Brahe.

  • Pierre LeMonnier.

  • William Herschel.

  • Urbain J. J. Leverrier.

  • George Airy.

  • William Morton.

  • Frederick Cook.

  • Otto Schmidt & Ivan Papanin.

  • Henshaw Ward.

  • Robert Scott.
    (DIO 2.2 [1992].)

  • Roald Amundsen & Oskar Wisting.
    (DIO 10 [2000].)

  • Lincoln Ellsworth.

  • Umberto Nobile.

  • Bernt Balchen.

  • Richard Byrd.

  • Hack Wilson.

  • Charlie Keller & Tommy Henrich.

  • Oscar Villarejo.

  • Ralph Plaisted.

  • Sir Wally Herbert.

  • Aubrey Diller.

  • Roger Billard.

  • David Dicks.

  • Bart van der Waerden.

  • Robert Newton.