Robert Hooke at 371

@article{Lewis2006RobertHA,
  title={Robert Hooke at 371},
  author={Rhodri Lewis},
  journal={Perspectives on Science},
  year={2006},
  volume={14},
  pages={558-573}
}
Writing in his manuscript treatise “An Idea of Education”, John Aubrey struck the Baconian attitude that to study with the greatest proatability a “few books, but well chosen, thoroughly digested with practice and observation, does the business”. Of those with whom Aubrey had discussed this, Thomas Hobbes and William Petty conaded in him their belief “that had they read as much as other men, they should have known no more than other men”. Further, Aubrey held that “neither are Sir Ch. Wren or… CONTINUE READING

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