[originally published in Michael Hunter (ed.) Robert Boyle Reconsidered (Cambridge University Press, 1994), pp. 215-26]


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Osler, Margaret J., 'The intellectual sources of Boyle's philosophy of nature: Gassendi's voluntarism and Boyle's physico-theological project', in Philosophy, Science and Religion in England 1640-1700, eds. Richard Kroll, Richard Ashhcraft and Perez Zagorin (Cambridge University Press, 1992), pp. 178-98

Oster, Malcolm, '"The beame of divinity": animal suffering in the early thought of Robert Boyle', BJHS 22 (1989): 151-79

Oster, Malcolm, 'Nature, ethics and divinity: the early thought of Robert Boyle', University of Oxford D.Phil. thesis, 1990

Oster, Malcolm, 'The scholar and the craftsman revisited: Robert Boyle as aristocrat and artisan', Ann.Sci. 49 (1992): 255-76

Oster, Malcolm, 'Biography, culture and science: the formative years of Robert Boyle', Hist. Sci. 31 (1993): 177-226

Oster, Malcolm, 'Millenarianism and the new science: the case of Robert Boyle', in The Advancement of Learning in the Seventeenth Century: the World of Samuel Hartlib, eds. M.Greengrass, M.P.Leslie and T.Raylor (Cambridge University Press, 1994), pp. 137-48

O'Toole, F.J., 'Qualities and powers in the corpuscular philosophy of Robert Boyle', Journal of the History of Philosophy 12 (1974): 295-315

Pacchi, Arrigo, Cartesio in Inghilterra: da More a Boyle (Rome/Bari: Editori Laterza, 1973)

Palmer, D., 'Boyle's corpuscular hypothesis and Locke's primary-secondary quality distinction', Philosophical Studies 29 (1976): 181-9

Paolinelli, Marco, Fisico-teologia e Principio di Ragion Sufficiente: Boyle, Maupertius, Wolff, Kant (Milan: Vita e Pensiero, 1971) (originally published in Rivista di Filosofia Neoscolastica 62 (1970), 63 (1971))

Paradis, James, 'Montaigne, Boyle and the essay of experience', in One Culture: Essays on Science and Literature, ed. George Levine (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1987), pp. 59-91

Partington, J.R., A History of Chemistry, 4 vols. (London: Macmillan, 1961-70), ii, 486-549

Patterson, L.D., 'Thermometers of the Royal Society, 1663-1768', American Journal of Physics 19 (1951): 523-35

Perez-Ramos, Antonio, Francis Bacon's Idea of Science and the Maker's Knowledge Tradition (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1988), pp. 166-79

Phillips, Paul, 'Robert Boyle - a shoulder for Newton', Chemistry in Britain, October 1992, 906-8

Pighetti, Celia, 'Aspetti della metodologia storica americana in una rececente interpretazione dell'opera di Boyle', in Atti del Convegno sui Problemi Metodologici di Storia della Scienza, Torino 29-31 Marzo 1967 (Florence, 1967), pp. 116-23

Pighetti, Celia, 'Boyle, il virtuoso cristiano', Cultura e Scuola 25 (1968): 231-5

Pighetti, Celia, 'Boyle e il corpuscularismo inglese del seicento', Cultura e Scuola 10 (1971): 213-9

Pighetti, Celia, Robert Boyle e la scienza virtuosa, Quaderni di Storia della Scienza e della Medicina, 13 (Ferrara, 1974)

Pighetti, Celia, ed., Opere di Robert Boyle (Turin: Utet, 1977)

Pighetti, Celia, Boyle: La Vita, il Pensiero, le Opere (Milan: Accademia, 1978)

Pighetti, Celia, 'L'opera pneumatica di Robert Boyle', Cultura e Scuola 20 (1981): 244-51

Pighetti, Celia, L'Influsso Scientifico di Robert Boyle nel Tardo '600 Italiano (Milan: Franco Angeli, 1988)

Pilkington, Roger, Robert Boyle: Father of Chemistry (London: John Murray, 1959)

Poynter, F.N.L., 'Rysbrack's bust of Robert Boyle', Journal of the History of Medicine 24 (1969): 475-8

Principe, Lawrence, 'The gold process: directions in the study of Boyle's alchemy', in Alchemy Revisited, ed. Z.R.W.M. von Martels (Leiden: E.J.Brill, 1990), pp. 200-5

Principe, Lawrence, 'Robert Boyle's alchemical secrecy: codes, ciphers, and alchemical concealments', Ambix 39 (1992), 63-74

Rancke-Madsen, E., 'A painting of the Hon. Robert Boyle in Danish possession', Ann. Sci. 19 (1963): 147-8

Real, H.-J., 'A book from Robert Boyle's library', The Book Collector 19 (1970): 527-9

Reilly, D., 'Robert Boyle and his background', Journal of Chemical Education 28 (1951): 178-83

Renaldo, J.J., 'Bacon's empiricism, Boyle's science, and the Jesuit response in Italy', JHI 37 (1976): 689-95

Reti, L., 'Van Helmont, Boyle and the alkahest', in L.Reti and W.C.Gibson, Some Aspects of Seventeenth-century Medicine and Science (Los Angeles: William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, 1969), pp. 1-19

Rogers, G.A.J., 'Boyle, Locke and reason', JHI 27 (1966): 205-16

Rogers, G.A.J., 'Descartes and the method of English science', Ann. Sci. 29 (1972): 237-55

Rowbottom, M.E., 'The earliest published writing of Robert Boyle', Ann. Sci. 6 (1950): 376-89

Rowbottom, M.E., 'The chemical studies of Robert Boyle and his place in the history of chemistry', University of London Ph.D. thesis, 1955

Rowbottom, M.E., 'Some Huguenot friends and acquaintances of Robert Boyle (1627-91)', Proceedings of the Huguenot Society of London 20 (1959-60): 177-94

Sambursky, S., 'The influence of Galileo on Boyle's philosophy of science', in Actes du Symposium International des Sciences Physiques et Mathematiques dans la Premiere Moitie du XVIIe Siecle, 16-18 June 1958 (Florence/Paris, 1960), pp. 142-6

Sargent, Rose-Mary, 'Robert Boyle's Baconian inheritance: a response to Laudan's Cartesian thesis', Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science 17 (1986): 469-86

Sargent, Rose-Mary, 'Explaining the success of science', PSA 1988 (Proceedings of the 1988 Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association: East Lansing, Michigan, 1988), i, 55-63

Sargent, Rose-Mary, 'Scientific experiment and legal expertise: the way of experience in seventeenth-century England', Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science 20 (1989): 19-45.

Sarton, George, 'Boyle and Bayle: the sceptical chemist and the sceptical historian', Chymia 3 (1950): 155-89

Schaffer, Simon, 'Godly men and mechanical philosophers: souls and spirits in Restoration natural philosophy', Science in Context 1 (1987): 55-85

Schofield, M., 'Robert Boyle, scientist', Chemistry and Industry, 59 (1940): 615-9

Shanahan, Timothy, 'God and nature in the thought of Robert Boyle', Journal of the History of Philosophy 26 (1988): 547-69

Shapin, Steven, 'Pump and circumstance: Robert Boyle's literary technology', Social Studies of Science 14 (1984): 481-520

Shapin, Steven, 'The house of experiment in seventeenth-century England', Isis 79 (1988): 373-404

Shapin, Steven, 'Robert Boyle and mathematics: reality, representation and experimental practice', Science in Context 2 (1988): 23-58

Shapin, Steven, 'The invisible technician', American Scientist 77 (1989): 554-63

Shapin, Steven, 'Who was Robert Hooke?', in Robert Hooke: New Studies, eds. Michael Hunter and Simon Schaffer (Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 1989), pp. 253-85

Shapin, Steven, 'Personal development and intellectual biography: the case of Robert Boyle', BJHS 26 (1993): 335-45

Shapin, Steven, and Schaffer, Simon, Leviathan and the Air-Pump: Hobbes, Boyle and the Experimental Life (Princeton University Press, 1985)

Shugg, W., 'Humanitarian attitudes in early animal experiments', Ann. Sci. 24 (1968), 227-38

Sina, M., 'Robert Boyle ed il problema dell'"above reason", Rivista di Filosofia Neoscolastica 65 (1973): 746-70

Smeaton, W.A., 'Theories of the chemical elements from Robert Boyle to Marie Curie', Monografie z Dziejow Nauki i Techniki 51 (1970): 69-83

Sootin, Harry, Robert Boyle, Founder of Modern Chemistry (London: Chatto & Windus, 1963)

Stanton, M.E., 'J.F.F. and Robert Boyle', Journal of the History of Medicine 17 (1962): 189-90

Steneck, Nicholas, 'Greatrakes the stroker: the interpretations of historians', Isis 73 (1982): 161-77

Stewart, M.A., 'The authenticity of Robert Boyle's anonymous writings on reason', Bodleian Library Quarterly 10 (1978-82): 280-9

Stewart, M.A., ed., Selected Philosophical Papers of Robert Boyle (Manchester University Press, 1979)

Stewart, M.A., 'Locke's professional contacts with Robert Boyle', Locke Newsletter 12 (1981): 19-44

Stieb, E.W., 'Robert Boyle's Medicina Hydrostatica and the detection of adulteration', Actes du dixieme Congres International d'Histoire des Sciences, Ithaca 1962 (Paris, 1964), pp. 841-5

Strube, I., 'The role of ancient atomism in the evolution of chemical research in the second half of the seventeenth century', Organon 4 (1967): 127-32

Szabadvary, F., 'Early eminent English contributions to the development of analytical chemistry from Boyle to Ure', Periodica Polytechnica, Chemical Engineering 19 (1975): 339-45

Tanaka, M., 'Founders of chemistry: Robert Boyle', Kagaku 13 (1958): 7-9

Tazawa, Y. 'Robert Boyle (1627-91). Skepticism in chemistry', Kagaku No Ryoiki 20 (1966): 357-64, 462-70, 525-33, 599-606 (in Japanese)

Teague, B.C., 'The origins of Robert Boyle's philosophy', University of Cambridge Ph.D. thesis, 1971

Thorndike, Lynn, A History of Magic and Experimental Science, 8 vols. (New York: Columbia University Press, 1958), viii, 170-201

Turner, H.D., 'Robert Hooke and Boyle's air pump', Nature 184 (1959): 395-7

Velde, A.J.J. van de, 'Robert Boyle, 250 jaren ne zijn dood op 30 December 1691, herdacht', Jaarboek der K. Vlaamse Academie voor Wetenschappen, Letteren en Schone Kunsten van Belgie, 1941: 166-211

Walden, P., 'Robert Boyle (1627-91) und die physischen Wissenschaften', Naturwissenschaften 37 (1950): 169-72

Wallis, P.J., 'English books in Dutch libraries: Newton and Boyle', The Library 4th series 26 (1971): 60-2

Wallis, P.J., 'English books in Moscow-Leningrad libraries: Newton, Boyle and others', The Library 4th series 27 (1972): 51-3

Walton, M.T., 'Boyle and Newton on the transmutation of water and air from the root of Helmont's tree', Ambix 27 (1980): 11-18

Webb, C.C.J., 'Some Bodleian mememories', Bodleian Library Record 4 (1953): 277-9

Webster, Charles, 'Richard Towneley and Boyle's law', Nature 197 (1963): 226-8

Webster, Charles, 'The discovery of Boyle's law and the concept of the elasticity of air in the seventeenth century', Archive for History of Exact Sciences 2 (1965): 441-502

Webster, Charles, 'Water as the ultimate principle of nature: the background to Boyle's Sceptical Chymist', Ambix 13 (1965): 96-107.

Webster, Charles, 'New Light on the invisible college: the social relations of English science in the mid seventeenth century', Transactions of the Royal Historical Society 5th series 24 (1974): 19-42

Webster, Charles, The Great Instauration: Science, Medicine and Reform 1626-60 (London: Duckworth, 1975)

West, Muriel, 'Notes on the importance of alchemy to modern science in the writings of Francis Bacon and Robert Boyle', Ambix 9 (1961): 102-14

West, N., 'Robert Boyle (1627-91) and the vacuum pump', Vacuum 43 (1992): 283-6

Westfall, R.S., 'Unpublished Boyle papers relating to scientific method', Ann. Sci. 12 (1956): 63-73, 103-17

Westfall, R.S., Science and Religion in Seventeenth-century England (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1958; reprinted with new preface and supplemental bibliography, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1973)

Williams, E., 'Some experiments on the expansive force of freezing water', Ann. Sci. 10 (1954): 166-71

Wojcik, Jan W., 'Robert Boyle and the limits of reason: a study in the relationship between science and religion in seventeenth-century England', University of Kentucky Ph.D. thesis, 1992

Wood, P.B., 'Behemoth v. the Sceptical Chymist', History of Science 26 (1988): 103-9

Yoshimoto, H., 'Science and religion in the thought of Robert Boyle', Kagakusi Kenkyu, 23 (1984), 193-200; 24 (1985), 10-17 (in Japanese)

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