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Margaret E. Rowbottom , ‘The earliest published writings of Robert Boyle’, Annals of Science (1950), 6, 376–89.
Ann Blair , ‘Humanist methods of natural philosophy: the commonplace book’, Journal of the History of Ideas (1992), 53, 541–51
Nicholas Canny , The Upstart Earl: A Study of the Social and Mental World of Richard Boyle First Earl of Cork 1566–1643, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982, especially ch. 7.
Steven Shapin , ‘“A scholar and a gentleman”: the problematic identity of the scientific practitioner in early modern England’, History of Science (1991), 29, 279–327, especially 289–92
Steven Shapin , ‘Discipline and bounding: the history and sociology of science as seen through the externalism–internalism debate’, History of Science, (1992), 30, 333–69.
Steven Shapin , ‘“The mind is its own place”: science and solitude in seventeenth-century England,’ Science in Context (1991), 4, 191–218.