An experimental 'Life' for an experimental life: Richard Waller's biography of Robert Hooke (1705)

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Moxham, Noah;

Richard Waller's ‘Life of Dr Robert Hooke’, prefixed to his edition of Hooke's Posthumous Works (1705), is an important source for the life of one of the most eminent members of the early Royal Society. It also has the distinction of being one of the earliest biographie... View more
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    Michael Shortland and Richard Yeo (eds.), Telling Lives in Science: Essays on Scientific Biography, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996, pp. 148-9.

    7 Pritchard, English Biography, pp. 118 and 120.

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