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Notebooks, English Virtuosi, and Early Modern Science

Richard Yeo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226106564
eISBN:
9780226106731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226106731.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book explores the note-taking practices of English virtuosi and their contribution to the ethos of early modern science. By interpreting the extensive notes and papers of Samuel Hartlib, John ... More


John Locke, Master Note-taker

Richard Yeo

in Notebooks, English Virtuosi, and Early Modern Science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226106564
eISBN:
9780226106731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226106731.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter considers John Locke's lifetime of assiduous note-taking, with illustrations from his personal notebooks, and a discussion of his ‘New Method’ of entering and indexing information. One ... More


Economics, Ecology, and the Value of Nature

Matt Price

in The Moral Authority of Nature

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226136806
eISBN:
9780226136820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226136820.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores a specifically twentieth- (and now twenty-first) century conundrum: how to assess the value of nature and natural goods, and to weigh that value against other goods in a moral ... More


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