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    From Scientia to Science. [REVIEW]Peter Anstey - 2011 - Metascience 20 (2):295-297.
    From scientia to science Content Type Journal Article DOI 10.1007/s11016-010-9483-3 Authors Peter R. Anstey, Department of Philosophy, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, 9054 New Zealand Journal Metascience Online ISSN 1467-9981 Print ISSN 0815-0796.
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    John Locke and Natural Philosophy.Peter R. Anstey - 2011 - Oxford University Press.
    Peter Anstey presents a thorough and innovative study of John Locke's views on the method and content of natural philosophy. Focusing on Locke's Essay concerning Human Understanding, but also drawing extensively from his other writings and manuscript remains, Anstey argues that Locke was an advocate of the Experimental Philosophy: the new approach to natural philosophy championed by Robert Boyle and the early Royal Society who were opposed to speculative philosophy. On the question of method, Anstey shows (...)
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  3. The Idea of Principles in Early Modern Thought: Interdisciplinary Perspectives.Peter R. Anstey (ed.) - 2017 - Routledge.
    This collection presents the first sustained examination of the nature and status of the idea of principles in early modern thought. Principles are almost ubiquitous in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries: the term appears in famous book titles, such as Newton’s _Principia_; the notion plays a central role in the thought of many leading philosophers, such as Leibniz’s Principle of Sufficient Reason; and many of the great discoveries of the period, such as the Law of Gravitational Attraction, were described as (...)
     
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  4. Early Modern Experimental Philosophy.Peter R. Anstey & Alberto Vanzo - 2016 - In Justin Sytsma & Wesley Buckwalter (eds.), A Companion to Experimental Philosophy. Blackwell. pp. 87-102.
    In the mid-seventeenth century a movement of self-styled experimental philosophers emerged in Britain. Originating in the discipline of natural philosophy amongst Fellows of the fledgling Royal Society of London, it soon spread to medicine and by the eighteenth century had impacted moral and political philosophy and even aesthetics. Early modern experimental philosophers gave epistemic priority to observation and experiment over theorising and speculation. They decried the use of hypotheses and system-building without recourse to experiment and, in some quarters, developed a (...)
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    Philosophy of Experiment in Early Modern England: The Case of Bacon, Boyle and Hooke.Peter R. Anstey - 2014 - Early Science and Medicine 19 (2):103-132.
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    John Locke and the Philosophy of Mind.Peter R. Anstey - 2015 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 53 (2):221-244.
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    Robert Boyle's 'Designe About Natural History'.Peter R. Anstey & Michael Hunter - 2008 - Early Science and Medicine 13 (2):83-126.
    This paper provides an analysis of Robert Boyle's most detailed discussion of the Baconian method of natural history. In a long letter to Henry Oldenburg dated 13 June 1666 and in ancillary manuscript material, Boyle spells out the method or 'Designe' by which he believes experimental programs in natural philosophy should be written up. The 'Designe' is enormously important in giving a clear statement of the precise contours of Boyle's Baconian methodology and providing a key to understanding the rationale, composition (...)
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    Robert Boyle and the Heuristic Value of Mechanism.Peter R. Anstey - 2002 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 33 (1):157-170.
    This paper argues that, contrary to the claims of Alan Chalmers, Boyle understood his experimental work to be intimately related to his mechanical philosophy. Its central claim is that the mechanical philosophy has a heuristic structure that motivates and gives direction to Boyle's experimental programme. Boyle was able to delimit the scope of possible explanations of any phenomenon by positing both that all qualities are ultimately reducible to a select group of mechanical qualities and that all explanations of natural phenomena (...)
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    Experimental Pedagogy and the Eclipse of Robert Boyle in England.Peter R. Anstey - 2015 - Intellectual History Review 25 (1):115-131.
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    D'Alembert, the “Preliminary Discourse” and Experimental Philosophy.Peter R. Anstey - 2014 - Intellectual History Review 24 (4):495-516.
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    John Locke’s Seed Lists: A Case Study in Botanical Exchange.Stephen A. Harris & Peter R. Anstey - 2009 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 40 (4):256-264.
    This paper gives a detailed analysis of four seed lists in the journals of John Locke. These lists provide a window into a fascinating open network of botanical exchange in the early 1680s which included two of the leading botanists of the day. Pierre Magnol of Montpellier and Jacob Bobart the Younger of Oxford. The provenance and significance of the lists are assessed in relation to the relevant extant herbaria and plant catalogues from the period. The lists and associated correspondence (...)
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  12. Locke on Method in Natural Philosophy.Peter R. Anstey - 2003 - In The Philosophy of John Locke: New Perspectives. Routledge. pp. 26--42.
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    Boyle on Seminal Principles.Peter R. Anstey - 2002 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 33 (4):597-630.
    This paper presents a comprehensive study of Robert Boyle’s writings on seminal principles or seeds. It examines the role of seeds in Boyle’s account of creation, the generation of plants and animals, spontaneous generation, the generation of minerals and disease. By an examination of all of Boyle’s major extant discussions of seeds it is argued that there were discernible changes in Boyle’s views over time. As the years progressed Boyle became more sceptical about the role of seminal principles in the (...)
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    Locke and Botany.Peter R. Anstey & Stephen A. Harris - 2006 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 37 (2):151-171.
    This paper argues that the English philosopher John Locke, who has normally been thought to have had only an amateurish interest in botany, was far more involved in the botanical science of his day than has previously been known. Through the presentation of new evidence deriving from Locke’s own herbarium, his manuscript notes, journal and correspondence, it is established that Locke made a modest contribution to early modern botany. It is shown that Locke had close and ongoing relations with the (...)
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    Robert Boyle and Locke's "Morbus" Entry: A Reply To J.C. Walmsley.Peter R. Anstey - 2002 - Early Science and Medicine 7 (4):358-377.
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    Locke on Measurement.Peter R. Anstey - 2016 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 60:70-81.
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    John Locke and Helmontian Medicine.Peter R. Anstey - 2010 - In Charles T. Wolfe & Ofer Gal (eds.), The Body as Object and Instrument of Knowledge. Springer. pp. 93--117.
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    John Locke and the Case of Anthony Ashley Cooper.Lawrence M. Principe & Peter R. Anstey - 2011 - Early Science and Medicine 16 (5):379-503.
    In June 1668 Anthony Ashley Cooper, later to become the 1st Earl of Shaftesbury, underwent abdominal surgery to drain a large abscess above his liver. The case is extraordinary, not simply on account of the eminence of the patient and the danger of the procedure, but also because of the many celebrated figures involved. A trove of manuscripts relating to this famous operation survives amongst the Shaftesbury Papers in the National Archives at Kew. These include case notes in the hand (...)
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    Revisiting Matter, Form and Mechanism in the Seventeenth Century. [REVIEW]Peter R. Anstey - 2015 - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 23 (3):569-579.
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    Introduction.Peter R. Anstey - 2005 - In The Science of Nature in the Seventeenth Century: Patterns of Changes in Early Modern Natural Philosophy. Dordrecht: Springer. pp. 1-7.
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    Introduction.Peter R. Anstey - 2011 - In Dana Jalobeanu & Peter R. Anstey (eds.), Vanishing Matter and the Laws of Motion: Descartes and Beyond. New York: Routledge. pp. 1-7.
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    The Coherence of Cohesion in the Later Leibniz.Peter R. Anstey - 2016 - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 24 (4):594-613.
    ABSTRACTThis paper expounds and critically assesses G. W. Leibniz’s mature theory of the cohesion of material bodies. Leibniz’s later view of cohesion was forged in polemical engagement with the views of John Locke and the Dutch natural philosopher Nicolaas Hartsoeker and it is in Leibniz’s response to Locke in his New Essays on Human Understanding, and especially his correspondence with Hartsoeker, that the theory is revealed. After setting out Locke’s theory of solidity and cohesion, the paper examines Leibniz’s response to (...)
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    "De Anima" and Descartes: Making Up Aristotle's Mind.Peter R. Anstey - 2000 - History of Philosophy Quarterly 17 (3):237 - 260.
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    Branching Off: The Early Moderns in Quest for the Unity of Knowledge. [REVIEW]Peter R. Anstey - 2011 - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 19 (4):819 - 822.
    British Journal for the History of Philosophy, Volume 19, Issue 4, Page 819-822, July 2011.
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    The Methodological Origins of Newton's Queries.Peter R. Anstey - 2004 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 35 (2):247-269.
    This paper analyses the different ways in which Isaac Newton employed queries in his writings on natural philosophy. It is argued that queries were used in three different ways by Newton and that each of these uses is best understood against the background of the role that queries played in the Baconian method that was adopted by the leading experimenters of the early Royal Society. After a discussion of the role of queries in Francis Bacon’s natural historical method, Newton’s queries (...)
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    Essences and Kinds.Peter R. Anstey - 2011 - In Desmond M. Clarke & Catherine Wilson (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy in Early Modern Europe. Oxford University Press.
    This article examines the views of René Descartes, Robert Boyle, and John Locke on essence and kinds and outlines the polemical stances that motivate and direct each of their views. It describes the ontological categories to which they subscribed and their own speculative theories about the actual kinds in the world. It categories to which they subscribed and their own speculative theories about the actual kinds in the world and discusses the late-Aristotelian theory of substantial forms.
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    Locke's Moral Man, by Antonia LoLordo.Peter R. Anstey - 2013 - Mind 122 (488):1146-1149.
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    The Theory of Material Qualities.Peter R. Anstey - 2013 - In The Oxford Handbook of British Philosophy in the Seventeenth Century. Oxford University Press. pp. 240.
    This chapter examines the main theories of material qualities developed by leading British philosophers during the seventeenth century, describes the taxonomy of qualities during this period, and analyzes the epistemological and metaphysical theses that influenced the development of the theory of material qualities in Great Britain. It also considers the relevant works of Thomas Hobbes, Walter Charleton, Robert Boyle, John Locke, and Isaac Newton.
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    John Locke on the Understanding.Peter R. Anstey - 2013 - In The Oxford Handbook of British Philosophy in the Seventeenth Century. Oxford University Press. pp. 311.
    The chapter examines the views of John Locke on the study of human understanding, focusing on his work entitled An Essay concerning Human Understanding and Of the Conduct of the Understanding. It highlights Locke's use of the Stoic tripartite division of knowledge into natural philosophy, ethics, and logic, and his emphasis on the importance of the senses in the acquisition of sensitive knowledge of the natural world. The chapter also discusses the normative aims for the study of the understanding, and (...)
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    The World Makers: Scientists of the Restoration and the Search for the Origins of the Earth. [REVIEW]Peter R. Anstey - 2012 - Intellectual History Review 22 (2):299-302.
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  31. A Very Principled Project.Peter R. Anstey - 2017 - Humanities Australia 8:80-85.
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  32. Boyle Against Thinking Matter.Peter R. Anstey - 2001 - In Christopher Luthy, John E. Murdoch & William R. Newman (eds.), Late Medieval and Early Modern Corpuscular Matter Theories. Netherlands: pp. 483-514.
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    Early Modern Experimental Philosophy.Peter R. Anstey, J. Gomez, Alberto Vanzo & K. Walsh - 2010
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  34. Early Modern Philosophy of Religion: An Introduction.Peter R. Anstey - 2009 - In Graham Oppy & Nick Trakakis (eds.), The History of Western Philosophy of Religion: Early Modern Philosophy of Religion (Volume 3). Durham: Acumen Publishing. pp. 1-18.
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  35. Experimental Philosophy and the Principles of Natural Religion.Peter R. Anstey - 2017 - In The Idea of Principles in Early Modern Thought: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. New York: Routledge. pp. 246-270.
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  36. Experimental Philosophy: Old and New.Peter R. Anstey - 2011 - Dunedin, New Zealand: De Beer Gallery Special Collections, University of Otago.
    This is an online book exhibition at the University of Otago Library. It contains images of Hume's copy of Berkeley's New Theory of Vision, 1709.
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  37. Experimental Versus Speculative Natural Philosophy.Peter R. Anstey - 2005 - In The Science of Nature in the Seventeenth Century: Patterns of Changes in Early Modern Natural Philosophy. Dordrecht: Springer. pp. 215-242.
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  38. Further Reflections on Locke's Medical Remains.Peter R. Anstey - 2015 - Locke Studies 15:215-242.
     
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  39. General Introduction and Introduction.Peter R. Anstey - 2006 - In John Locke: Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers. Abingdon: Routledge. pp. 1-18.
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  40. Introduction.Peter R. Anstey - 2003 - In The Philosophy of John Locke: New Perspectives. London: Routledge.
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  41. Introduction.Peter R. Anstey - 2013 - In The Oxford Handbook of British Philosophy in the Seventeenth Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press. pp. 1-5.
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  42. Introduction.Peter R. Anstey - 2017 - In The Idea of Principles in Early Modern Thought: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. New York: Routledge. pp. 1-15.
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  43. John Locke (1632-1704).Peter R. Anstey - 2017 - Routledge Encyclopaedia of Philosophy.
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  44. John Locke: Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers.Peter R. Anstey (ed.) - 2006 - Routledge.
    Today, John Locke is recognized as one of the most important and formative philosophical influences on the modern world. His imprint is still felt in political and legal thought, in educational theory, moral theory and in the theory of knowledge. Lockes key works, Two Treatises of Government , and the monumental An Essay Concerning Human Understanding , provoked lively debate when they were first published in 1690 and remain standard texts in undergraduate philosophy courses throughout the English-speaking world and beyond. (...)
     
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  45. John Locke, Thomas Sydenham, and the Authorship of Two Medical Essays.Peter R. Anstey & John Burrows - 2009 - Electronic British Library Journal 3:1-42.
    Two medical essays in the hand of John Locke survive amongst the Shaftesbury Papers in the National Archives (National Archives PRO 30/24/47/2, ff. 31r–38v and ff. 49r–56r). Since the 1960s their authorship has been disputed. Some scholars have attributed them to the London physician Thomas Sydenham, others have attributed them to Locke. Detailed analyses of their contents and the context of their composition provide very strong evidence for Lockean authorship. This is reinforced by the application of the most recent techniques (...)
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  46. Locke and Natural Philosophy.Peter R. Anstey - 2016 - In Matthew Stuart (ed.), A Companion to Locke. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. pp. 64-81.
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  47. Locke and the Problem of Necessity in Early Modern Philosophy.Peter R. Anstey - 2016 - In Max Cresswell, Edwin Mares & Adriane Rini (eds.), Logical Modalities from Aristotle to Carnap - The Story of Necessity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 174-193.
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  48. Le Ressort de l'Air Selon Boyle Et Mariotte.Peter R. Anstey - 2009 - In Myriam Dennehy & Charles Ramond (eds.), Philosophie Naturelle de Robert Boyle,. Paris: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin.. pp. 379-403.
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  49. Literary Responses to Robert Boyle's Natural Philosophy.Peter R. Anstey - 2007 - In Juliet Cummins & David Burchell (eds.), Science, Literature and Rhetoric in Early Modern England,. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate. pp. 145-164.
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  50. Locke, the Quakers and Enthusiasm.Peter R. Anstey - forthcoming - Intellectual History Review.
     
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