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John Wilkins, 1614-1672

Barbara J. Shapiro

John Wilkins, 1614-1672

an intellectual biography

by Barbara J. Shapiro

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wilkins, John, 1614-1672,
  • Religion and science -- History

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    Statement[by] Barbara J. Shapiro.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLF724.W5 S5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination333 p.
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5435825M
    LC Control Number73084042

    Bibliografia. Wright Henderson, Patrick Arkley, The Life and Times of John Wilkins, Project Gutenberg. Funke, O (), «On the Sources of John Wilkins' philosophical language», English Studies, XL (). Shapiro, Barbara J (), John Wilkins – An Intellectual Biography. Dolezal, Fredric (), Forgotten But Important Lexicographers: John Wilkins and William Lloyd. a Modern.


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"Wilkins, John," in Dictionary of National Biography, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., (–) in 63 vols. " Wilkins, John," in Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed., ) Works by this author published before January 1, are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago.

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