Robert Hooke: New Studies

Robert Hooke: New Studies

by Michael Hunter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0851155235

ISBN-13: 9780851155234

Pub. Date: 12/14/1989

Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited

'Individually excellent and scholarly essays... most illuminating and thought-provoking. A conspicuous feature of the collection is the heterogeneity of the scientific topics discussed.' ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW 'Essential reading for all students of Hooke and of the context of Restoration science.' Stephen Pumfrey BRITISH JNL FOR HISTORY OF SCIENCERobert Hooke (1635…  See more details below

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'Individually excellent and scholarly essays... most illuminating and thought-provoking. A conspicuous feature of the collection is the heterogeneity of the scientific topics discussed.' ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW 'Essential reading for all students of Hooke and of the context of Restoration science.' Stephen Pumfrey BRITISH JNL FOR HISTORY OF SCIENCERobert Hooke (1635—1703) is best known for his Micrographia, which combined an exposition of the findings of the microscopewith speculations on a variety of scientific topics. He also made major contributions to an astonishing range of subjects, from pneumatics to geology. Equally important was his ingenuity and skill in inventing and refining scientific instruments, clocks and other technological devices.

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ISBN-13:
9780851155234
Publisher:
Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date:
12/14/1989
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)

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