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London's Leonardo : the life and work of Robert Hooke

Autor J A Bennett; et al
Vydavatel: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Vydání/formát:   Kniha : Biography : EnglishZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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"Interest in Robert Hooke (1635-1703) is growing and his reputation is rising. A widespread sympathy for a neglected figure of seventeenth-century science is being displaced by something more positive - a mixture of astonishment at the extraordinary range and diversity of his talents, esteem for the originality and acumen of his science, admiration for his administrative capability and civic integrity, and  Přečíst více...
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Žánr/forma: Biography
History
Osoba: Robert Hooke; Robert Hooke
Typ materiálu: Biography, Internetový zdroj
Typ dokumentu: Book, Internet Resource
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: J A Bennett; et al
ISBN: 0198525796 9780198525790
OCLC číslo: 60582296
Popis: xii, 224 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Obsahy: Hooke's career / Michael Cooper --
Hooke's instruments / Jim Bennett --
Hooke the natural philosopher / Michael Hunter --
Hooke the man : his diary and his health / Lisa Jardine.
Odpovědnost: Jim Bennett ... [et al.]
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Four expert historians have collaborated on this biography of Robert Hooke, such is the complexity and richness of the man and his work. They focus upon his career, his instruments, his philosophy  Přečíst více...

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