The Fellowship: Gilbert, Bacon, Harvey, Wren, Newton, and the Story of a Scientific Revolution
Charts the efforts of a group of "natural philosophers" in seventeenth-century England who were to become the founding fathers of the Royal Society, placing their collaborations against a backdrop of period civil war, superstition, and ignorance while discussing the specific contributions of such figures as Francis Bacon and Isaac Newton. Reprint.
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Review: The Fellowship: Gilbert, Bacon, Harvey, Wren, Newton, and the Story of a Scentific RevolutionUser Review - Alexis - Goodreads
"A plodding account of the events of the scientific revolution" - as one reviewer put it, and I totally agree. The begging was quite good but the middle was so boring and the end a complete anti ... Read full review
Review: The Fellowship: Gilbert, Bacon, Harvey, Wren, Newton, and the Story of a Scentific RevolutionUser Review - Ryan - Goodreads
Read this winter break from school, 2008 (gift from papa). Great summary of some early modern scientific episodes. Read full review