Periphery reassessed: Eugenios Voulgaris converses with Isaac Newton

  title={Periphery reassessed: Eugenios Voulgaris converses with Isaac Newton},
  author={Manolis Patiniotis},
  journal={The British Journal for the History of Science},
  pages={471 - 490}
Abstract In the last three decades many historians of science have sought to account for the emergence of modern science and technology in sites that did not participate in the shaping of apparently original ideas. They have extensively used a model of the transfer of scientific ideas and practices from centres of scientific activity to a passively receptive periphery. This paper contributes to the discussion of an alternative historiographic approach, one that employs the notion of… Expand
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