Hunter 1995

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Hunter, Michael. Science and the Shape of Orthodoxy: Intellectual Change in Late Seventeenth-Century Britain. Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 1995.


"we need a new structure for looking at the evolution of ideas in the period, in which the exposition of general themes and polarities is combined with detailed attention to individual responses to them." (13)

focus on individuals avoids broad (mis)characterization of trends

The Debate over Science