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LEVIATHAN AND THE AIR-PUMP: HOBBS, BOYLE, AND THE EXPERIMENTAL LIFE Steven Shapin and Simon Schaffer 1989 Hardcover DJ Fine
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New Jersey, Princeton University Press, 1989 reprint. 451 pp, b/w illustrations, notes, appendix, bibliography, index. 

Includes a translation of Hobbes' Dialogus Physicus de Natura Aeris. The spine is slightly faded. Book about Robert Boyle and Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan and the Air-Pump examines the conflicts over the value and propriety of experimental methods between two major seventeenth-century thinkers.

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