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Selected recent articles

  • ‘Memory in the Renaissance and Early Modern Period’, in Memory: A History, Oxford Philosophical Concepts (Oxford: New York, 2015), pp. 131-175.
  • ‘Exorcism, conjuration and the historiography of early modern ritual magic’, in Aisthetics of the Spirits: Spirits in Early Modern Science, Religion, Literature and Music, edited by Steffen Schneider, epiFaNIen - Frühe Neuzeit interdisziplinär, 1 (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht ,V&R Unipress, 2015), pp. 261-285.
  • ‘A double Perception in all Creatures’: Margaret Cavendish’s Philosophical Letters and seventeenth-century natural philosophy’, in Science, Philosophy and the Idea of God in the Works of Margaret Cavendish, edited by James Fitzmaurice, Brandie Siegfried and Lisa Sarasohn (Farnham: Ashgate, 2014), pp. 121-139.
  • 'Margaret Cavendish's Materialist Critique of Van Helmontian Chymistry', Ambix, 58:1 (2011): 1-12.
  • 'Pythagorean Number Symbolism, Alchemy, and the Disciplina Noua of John Dee's Monas Hieroglyphica', Aries, 10:2 (2010): 149-167.
  • 'Samuel Hartlib, Intelligencing and Technology in Seventeenth Century Europe', in Leonardo da Vinci und Heinrich Schickhardt Zum Transfer technischen Wissens im vormodernen Europa, edited by Robert Kretzschmar and Sönke Lorenz (Stuttgart: Verlag W. Kohlhammer, 2010), pp. 58-75.
  • '"All the mistery of infinites": mathematics and the atomism of Thomas Harriot', in Sabine Rommevaux (ed.), Mathématiques et connaissance du monde réel avant Galilée, Histoire des Savoirs (Montreuil: Edition Omniscience, 2010), pp. 113-154.
  • ‘Scientia and inductio scientifica in the Logica Hamburgensis of Joachim Jungius’ in Tom Sorell, Jill Kraye and G. A. J. Rogers (eds.), Scientia in Early Modern Philosophy: Seventeenth-Century Thinkers on Demonstrative Knowledge from First Principles Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, vol. 24 (Dordrecht: Springer, 2009), pp. 53-70.
  • ‘Thomas Harriot’s Brief and True Report: Knowledge-Making and the Roanoke Voyage’, in European Visions: American Voices, edited by Kim Sloan, British Museum Research Publications, 172 (London: British Museum, 2009), pp. 17-23.
  • ‘Cornelius Gemma and Universal Method’, in Cornelius Gemma, Cosmology, Medicine and Natural Philosophy in Renaissance Louvain, edited by Hiro Hirai (Pisa and Rome: Fabrizio Serra, 2008), pp. 113-128.
  • ‘Galileo, Bruno and the rhetoric of dialogue in the seventeenth century’,History of Science, 46 (2008), 405-429.
  • ‘Alchemy and Certainty in the Seventeenth Century’, in Lawrence Principe (ed.), Chymists and Chymistry: Studies in the History of Alchemy and Early Modern Chemistry (Sagamore Beach, MA: Chemical Heritage Foundation and Science History Publications, 2007), pp. 39-51.