In Notebooks, English Virtuosi, and Early Modern Science,
Richard Yeo interprets a relatively unexplored set of primary
archival sources: the notes and notebooks of some of the leading
figures of the Scientific Revolution. Notebooks were important to
several key members of the Royal Society of London, including
Robert Boyle, John Evelyn, Robert Hooke, John Locke, and others,
who drew on Renaissance humanist techniques of excerpting from... more...