Notebooks, English Virtuosi, and Early Modern Science

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Notebooks and note-taking have topical interest today, because people wonder how the appearance of new media technologies has influenced our old pen-and-paper practices. Richard Yeo s book shows us how some of the key figures in the Scientific Revolution adapted "their" practices to the new needs of empirical inquiry. Specifically, "Notebooks and English Virtuosi" explores the note-taking practices of scientific virtuosi in early modern England. It interprets the extensive notes and notebooks of John Locke and other leading ...

Notebooks, English Virtuosi, and Early Modern Science 2014, University of Chicago Press, Chicago

ISBN-13: 9780226106564

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