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Leviathan and the Air-Pump:
Hobbes, Boyle, and the Experimental Life
Steven Shapin & Simon Schaffer
With a new introduction by the authors

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Introduction [in PDF format] | Table of Contents [PDF only]

ADDITIONAL REVIEWS:

"Before Shapin and Schaffer, other historians of science had studied scientific practice; other historians had studied the religious, political and cultural context of science. No one, before Shapin and Schaffer, had been capable of doing both at once."--Bruno Latour, author ofWe Have Never Been Modern

"There is every reason to regard this as one of the most important achievements in science studies in the late twentieth century."--John H. Zammito, author ofA Nice Derangement of Epistemes

"One of the most influential books in the modern history of science."--Melinda Baldwin, Physics Today

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