Establishing the New Science: The Experience of the Early Royal Society

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`Hunter's reputation as one of the foremost students of Restoration science in England can only be further enhanced by this volume.' NATURE `For anyone interested in the scientific revolution these essays are compulsory reading. Elegantly written and carefully researched, they are a welcome addition to the already extensive literature on the early years of the Royal Society.'HISTORYIn a series of detailed case studies, Michael Hunter presents a fresh view of the formative years of Britain's oldest scientific institution; The Royal Society of London, founded in 1660.
 

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Contents

Society
41
Charles IPs copy of Sprats History of the Royal Society?
42
Latitudinarianism and the Ideology of the Early Royal
45
Oldenburgs Draft for Pages 2435 of Sprats History
68
John Evelyns Annotations to his Copy of Sprats History
69
the Royal Societys
73
Minutes and Reports of Committees of the Royal Society
102
the History of the Royal Societys Repository
123
A B on the Royal Society
225
Robert Hooke on the Royal Society
232
The Authorship of Royal Society Miscellaneous Manuscripts 4 72
239
The Dating of Robert Hookes Papers on the Organization of the Royal Society
242
Henry Oldenburg and
245
Note on Oldenburg and Millenarianism
257
Robert Hooke and
279
An Unpublished Cutlerian Lecture by Robert Hooke
337

the Abortive Plan
156
Contributions promised towards the College
180
John Evelyns Designs for his Proposed College 1659
181
Rival Strategies for Reforming
185
William Neile on the Royal Society
223
Problems
339
Notes on the Mulligans Statistics
353
Recent Studies of the Early Royal Society
356
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