Leviathan and the Air-Pump: Hobbes, Boyle, and the Experimental Life

Princeton University Press (1985)

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Simon Schaffer
Cambridge University
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In a new introduction, the authors describe how science and its social context were understood when this book was first published, and how the study of the history of science has changed since then.
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DOI 10.1093/bjps/39.3.403
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