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Monday, 29 April 2002, 12:00AM

Hooke as Speculative Philosopher

Professor Michael Hunter

The four lectures (Hooke as Speculative Philosopher, Hooke's Life, Diary and Medicine Taking; Hooke as Employee; Hooke as a Designer, Maker and User of Intruments) will be expanded and published by Oxford University Press early in 2003 as "London's Leonardo".

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Michael Hunter is a professor of history at Birkbeck College, University of London. He has conducted extensive research on the history of Britain’s Royal Society as an institution, and among his many writings are Boyle: Between God and Science (2009) and The Royal Society and Its Fellows, 1660–1700: The Morphology of an Early Scientific Institution (enlarged ed., 1994; originally published 1982).

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