Thomas Hariot, the Mathematician, the Philosopher and the Scholar

Thomas Hariot, the Mathematician, the Philosopher and the Scholar

by Henry Stevens
     
 

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"[...] The results however are contained in this little volume, which has expanded day by day from the original limit of fifty to above two hundred pages. From a concise bibliographical essay the work has grown into a biography of a philosopher and man of science with extraordinary surroundings, wherein the patient reader may trace the gradual development of Virginia…  See more details below

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"[...] The results however are contained in this little volume, which has expanded day by day from the original limit of fifty to above two hundred pages. From a concise bibliographical essay the work has grown into a biography of a philosopher and man of science with extraordinary surroundings, wherein the patient reader may trace the gradual development of Virginia from the earliest time to 1585 ; I especially,' says Strachey, I that which hath bene published by that true lover of vertue and great learned professor of all arts and knowledges, Mr Hariots, who lyved there in the tyme of the first colony, spake the Indian language, searcht the country,' etc ; Hariot's nearly forty years' intimate connection with Sir Walter Raleigh; his long close companionship with Henry Percy ; his correspondence with Kepler; his participation in Raleigh's 'History of the World;' his invention [...]".

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ISBN-13:
9781503300927
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
05/11/2015
Pages:
108
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.22(d)

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