My Library

University LibraryCatalogue

Limit search to items available for borrowing or consultation
Result Page: Previous Next
Look for full text

Search Discovery

Search Trove

Add record to RefWorks

Author Shapin, Steven.

Title Leviathan and the air-pump : Hobbes, Boyle, and the experimental life / Steven Shapin & Simon Schaffer ; including a translation of Thomas Hobbes, Dialogus physicus de natura aeris by Simon Schaffer.

Published Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, 1985.
(1989 [printing])


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  533.5 SHAP {Bund89 20200519}    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 440 pages : illustrations, 2maps, portraits ; 24cm
Notes Philosophy of science. Theories of Boyle, Robert,. 1627-1691.& Hobbes, Thomas,. 1588-1679 (BNB/PRECIS)
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 393-426. - Includes index.
Summary '....Steven Shapin and Simon Schaffer have ventured beyond ordinary history of science or history of ideas to produce a novel 'exercise in the sociology of scientific knowledge'....a historical study rich in new interpretations and notable for the use of sources of a kind not hitherto fully exploited by scholars.' -I. Bernard Cohen, American Historical Review
Other author Schaffer, Simon, 1955-
Subject Boyle, Robert, 1627-1691.
Hobbes, Thomas, 1588-1679.
Science -- Philosophy -- History -- 17th century.
Science -- Philosophy.
ISBN 0691024324 ( (paperback)