S C I E N C E   &  C U L T U R E   -  16TH - 17TH   C E N T U R I E S
Select Bibliograpy  -  Social - Cultural - Institutional - Historiographic
Dr Robert A. Hatch - University of Florida

General Works {Historiographical}

Boas, Marie. The Scientific Renaissance: 1450-1630.

Bonelli, Maria L.R.; William R. Shea, eds. Reason, Experiment, and Mysticism in the Scientific Revolution.

Burtt, E.A. The Metaphysical Foundations of Modern Physical Science.

Butterfield, Herbert. The Origins of Modern Science: 1300-1800.

Crombie, A.C. Medieval and Early Modern Science. 2 vols. 

Forbes, R.J.; E.J. Dijksterhuis. A History of Science and Technology. 2 vols. 

Hall, A. Rupert. From Galileo to Newton: 1630-1720.

Hall, A. Rupert. The Scientific Revolution 1500-1800.

Hall, Marie Boas. Nature and Nature's Laws: Documents of the Scientific Revolution.

Haydn, Hiram. The Counter-Renaissance. NY: Harcourt-Brace, 1950. 

Kearney, Hugh F. Origins of the Scientific Revolution. NY: Barnes & Noble. 

Kearney, Hugh. Science and Change: 1500-1700.

Koyré, Alexandre. From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe.

Koyré, Alexandre. Metaphysics and Measurement: Essays in Scientific Revolution.

Kuhn, Thomas S. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions.

McLean, Antonia. Humanism and the Rise of Science in Tudor England.

Sarton, George. Appreciations of Ancient and Medieval Science During the Renaissance (1450-1600).

Sarton, George. Six Wings: Men of Science in the Renaissance.

Smith, A.G.R. Science and Society in the 16th and 17th Centuries.

Thorndike, Lynn. A History of Magic and Experimentsl Science. 8 vols. 

Webster, Charles. The Great Instauration: Science, Medicine, and Reform, 1626-1660.

Westfall, Richard S. The Construction of Modern Science: Mechanisms and Mechanics.

Wightman, W.P.D. Science in A Renaissance Society.

Wightman, W.P.D. Science and the Renaissance. 2 vols. 

Wolf, Abraham. A History of Science, Technilogy, and Philosophy in the 16th and 17th centuries. 2nd ed. 2 vols. 

Science & Institutions

Agassi, Joseph. 'The Origins of the Royal Society.' Organon 7 (1970): 117-135. Essay rev. of Purver. 

Artz, F.B. The Development of Technical Education in France, 1500-1850. Boston. 

Birth, Thomas. The History of the Royal Society. Facs. of 1756-7 London ed. Intro. by A.R. and M.B. Hall. 

Brown, Harcourt. Scientific Organizations in 17th-century France, 1620-1680.

Cope, Jackson I and H.W. Jones. Introduction. History of the Royal Society. By Thomas Sprat. facs. ed. ix-xxxii. 

Debus, Allen G. Science and education in the Seventeenth Century. The Webster-Ward Debate. New York: 1970. 

Drake, Stillman. 'The Accademia dei Lincei.' Science 151 (1966): 1194-1200. 

Faure-Fremiet, E. 'Les Origines de l'Academie des Sciences de Paris.' Notes & Records of the Roy. Soc. of London 21 (1966): 20-31. 

Fisch, H.; H.W. Jones. 'Bacon's Influence on Sprat's History of the Royal Society.' Modern Language Quarterly 12 (1951):399-406. 

Gauja, Pierre. 'L'Academie Royale ded Sciences (1666-1793).' Rev. d'Hist. des Sci Sept.-Dec. (1949): 293-310. 

Gillespie, Charles C. 'Physick and Philosophy: A Study of the Influence of the College of Physicians of London upon the Foundations of the Royal Society.' Journal of Modern History 19 (1947): 210-225. 

Hahn, Roger. The Anatomy of a Scientific Institution: The Paris Academy of Sciences, 1666-1803

Hall, A. Rupert and Marie Boas. 'The Intellectual Origins of the Royal Society-London and Oxford.' Notes and Records of the Royal Society 23 (1968): 157-168. 

Hall, Marie B. 'Science in the Early Royal Society.' The Emergence of Science in Western Europe Ed. M. Crosland. 57-78. 

Hall, Marie. 'Sources of the History of the Royal Society in the 17th Century.' History of Science 5 (1966): 62-76. 

Hartley, Harold. The Royal Society, Its Origins and Founders

Hill, Christopher. 'The Intellectual Origins of the Royal 

-----.  'Society--London or Oxford?' Notes and Records of the Royal Society 23 (1968): 144-156. 

Hoppen, K. Theodore. 'The Nature of the Early Royal Society.' Journal of the History of Science 9 (1976): 1-24, 243-273. 

Jacob, J.R. 'Restoration, Reformation, and the Origins of the Royal Society.' History of Science 13 (1975): 155-176. 

Johnson, R.R. 'Gresham College: Precursor of the Royal Society.' Journal of the History of Ideas 1 (1940): 413-438. 

McClaughlin, Trevor. 'Sur les rapports entre la Compagnie de Thevenot et l'Academie royale de Sciences.' Tev. Hist. Sci. XXVIII/3 (1975): 235-242. 

McKeon, Robert M. 'Une lettre de Melchisedech Thevenot sur les debuts de l'Academie royal des Sciences.' Rev. Hist. Sci. 18 (1965): 1-6. 

Middletown, W.E. Knowles. The Experimenters: A Study of the Accademia del Cimento

Mulligan, Lotte. 'Civil War Politics, Religion, and the Royal Society.' Past and Present 59 (1973): 92-111. 

Ornstein, Martha. The Role of Scientific Societies in the 17th Century

Purver, Margaret. The Royal Society: Concept and Creation

Rabb, Theodore K. 'Religion and the Rise of Modern Science.' Past and Present 31 (1965): 111-126. 

Rabb, Theodore K. ' Puritanism and the Rise of Experimental Science in England.' Journal of World History 7 (1962): 46-67. 

Rattansi, Pyarali M. 'The Intellectual Origins of the Royal Society.' Notes and Records of the Royal Society 23 (1968): 129-143. 

Rattansi, P.M. 'Science and Religion in the 17th Century.' The Emergence of Science in Western Europe. Ed. M. Crosland. 79-87. 

Russo, Francois. 'Catholicism, Protestantism, and the Development of Science in the 16th and 17th Centuries.' The Evolution of Science. Eds. Guy S. Metraux, et al. 291-320. 

Shapiro, Barbara. 'Debate: Science, Politics, and Religion.' Past and Present 66 (1975): 133-138. 

Shapiro, Barbara. Latitudinarianism and Science in 17th-Century England.' Past and Present 40 (1968): 16-41. 

Simon, Joan. 'The Comenian Educational Reformers 1640-1660 and the Royal Society of London.' Acta Comenia 2 (1970): 165-178. 

Skinner, Quentin. 'Thomas Hobbes and the Nature of the Early Royal Society.' Historical Journal 12 (1969): 217-239. 

Stimson, Dorothy. Scientists and Amateurs: A History of the Royal Society

Syfret, R. 'Some Early Critics of the Royal Society.' Notes and Records of the Royal Society 8: 20-64. 

Thorner, Isidor. 'Ascetic Protestantism and the Development of Science and Technology.' American Journal of Sociology 58 (1952): 25-33. 

Turnbull, G.H. 'Samuel Hartlib's Influence on the Early History of the Royal Society.' Notes and Records 10 (1953): 101-130. 

Webster, Charles. The Great Instauration: Science, Medicine, and Reform, 1626-1660. Esp. ch. 6. 'The Puritan World View and the Rise of Modern Science.' 

Webster, Charles. 'The Origins of the Royal Society.' History of Science 6 (1967): 106-129. Essay rev. of Purver. 

Westfall, Richard S. Science and Religion in 17th Century England

Yates, Frances A. The Rosicrucian Enlightenment. London: Routledge and Kegal Paul, 1972. 

'External Roots' of the Scientific Revolution

Ben-David, Joseph. 'The Scientific Role: The Conditions of its Establishment in Europe.' Minerva 4 (1965): 15-54. 

Brown, Harcourt. 'The Renaissance and Historians of Science.' Studies in the Renaissance 7 (1960): 27-42. 

Bullough, Vern L., ed. The Scientific Revolution

Bullough. 'Educational Conflict and the Development of Science in the Renaissance.' Bucknell Rev. 15 (1967): 35-45. 

Burtt, Edwin A. The Metaphysical Foundations of Modern Science. 2nd ed., 1932. 

Clark, George. Science and Social Welfare in the Age of Newton

Crombie, A.C. 'Historians and the Scientific Revolution.' Endeavour 19 (1960): 9-13. 

Goldman, Steven L. 'Alexander Kojeve on the Origin of Modern Science: Sociological Modelling Gone Awry.' Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science 6 (1975): 113-124. 

Feuer, Lewis S. The Scientific Intellectual: The Psychological and Sociological Origins of Modern Science

Hall, A. Rupert. 'On the Historical Singularity of the Scientific Revolution of the 17th Century.' The Diversity of History. Ed. J.H. Elliott et al. 199-221. 

Hall, A. Rupert. 'Merton Revisited, or Science and Society in the 17th Century.' History of Science 2 (1963): 1-15. 

Hall, A. Rupert. 'The Scholar and the Craftsman in the Scientific Revolution.' Critical Problems in the History of Science. Ed. Marshall Clagett. 3-23. Madison: U Wisconsin P, 1959. 

Hill, Christopher. Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1965. 

Horsky, Zdenëk. 'Le role du platonisme dans l'origine de la cosmologie moderne.' Organon 4 (1967): 47-54. 

Jones, Harold W. 'Some Reflections on the Beginnings of Experimental Science.' Annals of Science 6 (1950): 283-292. 

Kearney, Hugh F., ed. Origins of the Scientific Revolution

King, M.D. 'Reason, Tradition and the Progressiveness of Science.' History and Theory 10 (1971): 3-32. 

Koyre, Alexandre. 'L'origine Chretienne de la science moderne.' Melanges Alexandre Koyre. Vol. 2. 295-306. 

Kuhn, Thomas S. 'Mathematical vs. Experimental Traditions in the Development of Physical Science.' Journal of Interdisciplinary History 7 (1976): 1-32. 

Kuhn, Thomas S. 'Scientific Growth: Reflections on Ben-David's 'Scientific role.'' Minerva 10 (1972): 166-178. 

Koyré, Alexandre. 'The Origins of Modern Science: A New Interpretation.' Diogenes 16 (1956): 1-22. 

Merton, Robert K. Science, Technology and Society in 17th-century England. 1938. 

Mittelstrass, Jürgen. 'Remarks on Nominalistic Roots of Modern Science.' Organon 4 (1967): 39-46. 

Nef, John U. 'The Genesis of Industrialism and of Modern Science, 1540-1640.' Essays in Honor of Conyers Read. Ed. Norman Downs. 200-269. Chicago: U Chicago P, 1952. Reprinted in The Conquest of the Materiaal World. 268-328. 

Rattansi, P.M. 'The Social Interpretation of Science in the 17th Century.' Science and Society 1600-1900. Peter Mathiasd. 1-32. 

Rosen, Edward. 'Renaissance Science as Seen by Burckhardt and his Successors.' The Renaissance: A Reconsideration of the Theories and Interpretations. Ed. Tinsley Helton. 80-98. 

Ross, Richard. 'The Social and Economic Causes of the Revolution in the Mathematical Sciences in Mid-17th-century England.' Journal of British Studies 15 (1975): 46-66. 

Trevor-Roper, H.R. 'Review Essay: Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution by Christopher Hill.' History and Theory 5 (1966): 61-82. 

Weisinger, Herbert. 'The Idea of the Renaissance and the Rise of Science.' Lynchos (1946-7): 11-35. 

Weisinger, Herbert. 'The English Origins of the Sociological Interpretation of the Renaissance.' Journal of the History of Ideas 11 (1950): 321-338. 

Whitehead, Alfred N. Science and the Modern World: Lowell Lectures. 1925. 

Zilsel, E. 'The Sociological Roots of Science,' American Journal of Sociology, 1941, 47:544-562. 

Science & Religion

Gerrish, B.A. 'The Reformation and the Rise of Modern Science.' The Impact of the Church Upon its Culture. Ed. Jerald C. Brauer. 231-265. 

Greaves, R.L. 'Puritanism and Science: The Anatomy of a Controversy.' Journal of the History of Ideas 30 (1969): 345-368. 

Hill, Christopher. 'Puritanism, Capitalism, and the Scientific Revolution.' Past and Present 29 (1964): 88-97. 

Hill, Christopher. 'Science, Religion, and Society in the 16th and 17th centuries.' Past and Present 32 (1965): 110-112. 

Hooykaas, R. Religion and the Rise of Modern Science

Hooykaas, R. 'Science and Reformation.' The Evolution of Science. Ed. Guy S. Metraux et al. 258-290. 

Jacob, Margaret C. 'Millenarianism and Science in the Late 17th Century.' Journal of the History of Ideas 37 (1976): 355-342. 

Jacob, J.R. and M.C. 'Seventeenth Century Science and Religion: The State of the Argument.' History of Science 14 (1976): 196-207. 

Kearney, H.F. 'Puritanism, Capitalism, and the Scientific Revolution.' Past and Present 28 (1964): 81-101. 

Kearney, H.F. 'Puritanism and Science: Problems of Definition.' Past and Present 31 (1965): 104-110. 

Kemsley, Douglas S. 'Religious Influences in the Rise of Modern Science: A Review and Criticesm, Particularly of the 'Protestant-Puritan Ethic' Theory.' Annals of Science 24 (1968): 199-226. 

Kocher, Paul. Science and Religion in Elizabethan England. 1953. 

Mason, Stephen F. 'The Scientific Revolution and the Protestant Reformation.' Annals of Science 9 (1953): 64-87, 154-175. 

Mason, Stephen F. 'Science and Religion in 17th-Century England.' Past and Present 3 (1953): 28-44. 

Mulligan, Lotte. 'Anglicanism, Latitudinarianism, and Science in 17th Century England.' Annals of Science 30 (1973): 213-219. 

Oakley, Francis. 'Christian Rheology and the Newtonian Science: The Rise of the Concept of the Laws of Nature.' Creation: The Impact of an Idea. Ed. Daniel OConnor et al. 54-83. 

Pelseneer, Jean. 'L'origine Protestante de la science moderne.' Lynchos (1946-7): 246-248. 

Art & Science: General

Ackerman, James S. 'Science and Visual Art.' Seventeenth Century Science and the Arts. Ed. H.H. Rhys, pp. 63-90. 

Benesch, Otto. The Art of the Renaissance in Northern Europe

Blunt, Anthony. Artistic Theory in Italy, 1450-1600

Butterfield, Herbert. 'Renaissance Art and Modern Science.' Univ. Rev. 1 (1954): 25-37. Rpt Origins of the Scientific Revolution. 3-17. J. Kearney. 

De Santillana, Giorgio. 'The Role of Art in the Scientific Renaissance.' Critical Problems in the History of Science. Ed. M. Clagett. 33-65. 

Edgerton, Samuel Y. Jr. 'Florentine Interest in Prolemaic Cartography as Background for Renaissance Painting, Architecture, and the Discovery of America.' J. Society of Architectural Historians 33 (1974): 275-292. 

Gadol, Joan. 'The Unity of the Renaissance: Humanism, Natural Science and Art.' From the Renaissance to the Counter-Reformation. Ed. Charles H. Carter. 29-55. 

Science & Literature

Coffin, Charles M. John Donne and the New Philosophy

Beum, Robert. 'The Scientific Affinities of English Baroque Prose.' English Miscellany. 13 (1962): 59-80. 

Bynum, William F. 'The Weapon Salve in 17th-century English Drama.' Journal of the History of Medicine 21 (1966): 8-23. 

Cope, Jackson I. 'Modes of Modernity in 17th Century Prose.' Modern Language Quarterly 31 (1970): 92-111. 

Curry, Walter C. Milton's Ontology, Cosmology, and Physics

Harrison, Charles. 'Ancient Atomists and English Literature of the 17th Century.' Harvard Studies in Classical Philology 45 (1934): 1-79. 

Jacobus, Lee A. ''Thaumaturgike' in Paradise Lost' Huntington Library Quarterly 33 (1970): 387-393. 

Jones, Richard F. et al. The 17th Century: Studies in the History of English Thought and Literature from Bacon to Pope

Konecny, Lubomir. 'Young Milton and the Telescope.' Journal of the Warburg Institute 37 (1974): 368-373. 

Lloyd, Claude. 'Shadwell and the Virtuosi,' Publications of the MLA 44 (1929): 472-494. 

Mandel, Siegfried. 'From the Mummelsee to the Moon: Refractions of Science in 17th-Century Literature.' Comparative Literary Studies 9 (1972): 407-415. 

Maynard, K. 'Science in Early English Literature.' Isis 17 (1972): 94-126. 

Nicolson, Marjorie H. The Breaking of the Circle

Nicolson, Marjorie H. Mountain Gloom and Mountain Glory: The Development of the aesthetics of the infinite

Nicolson, Marjorie, H. Pepys' Diary and the New Science.

Nicolson, Marjorie H. Science and Imagination.

Schuler, Robert. 'English Scientific Poetry, 1500-1700: Prolegomena and Preliminary Check List.' Papers of the Bibliography Society of America 69 (1975): 482-502. 

Shugg, Wallace. 'The Cartesian Beast-Machine in English Literature (1663-1750).' Journal of the History of Ideas 29 (1968):279-292. 

Willey, Basil. The 17th Century Background

Williamson, George. The Senecan Amble: Prose form from Bacon to Collier

Youngren, William H. 'Generality, Science, and Poetic Language in the Restoration.' ELH 35 (1968): 158-187. 

Scientific Aspects of Artistic Perspective {Classic Sources}

Ackerman, James S. Palladio

Argan, Guilio C. 'The Architecture of Brunelleschi and the Origins of Perspective Theory.' Journal of the Warburg Institute 9 (1946): 96-121. 

Batten, M.I. 'The Architecture of Dr. Robert Hooke, FRS.' Walpole Society 25 (1936-37). 

Bennett, J.A. 'Christopher Wren: Astronomy, Architecture, and the Mathematical Sciences. Journal for the History of Astronomy 6 (975): 149-184. 

Bennett, J.A. 'Christopher Wren: The Natural Causes of Beauty.' Architectural History 15 (1972): 5-22. 

Edgerton, Samuel Y. Jr. The Renaissance Discovery of Linear Perspective

'Espinasse, Margaret. Robert Hooke

Fürst, Viktor. The Architecture of Sir Christopher Wren

Gadol, Joan. Leon Battista Alberti, Universal Man of the Early Renaissance

Hersey, G.L. Pythagorean Palaces: Magic and Architecture in the Italian Renaissance

Kline, Morris. Mathematics in Western Culture. Chap. 10, 'Painting and Perspective.' 

Lindberg, David C. Theories of Vision from Al-Kindi to Kepler. 147-154. 

Millon, H. 'The Architectural Theory of Francesco di Giorgio.' Art Bulletin 40 (1958): 257-261. 

Müller, Werner. 'The Authenticity of Guarini's Stereotomy in his 'Architettura Civile'.' Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 27 (1968): 202-208. 

Onians, John. 'Alberti and Filarette: A Study in Their Sources.' Journal of the Warburg Institute 34 (1971): 96-114. 

Palladio, Andrea. The Four Books of Architecture. Trans. James Ware. 1738. NY: Dover, 1965. 

Panofsky, Erwin. 'The History of the Theory of Human Proportions as a Reflection of the History of Styles.' Meaning in the Visual Arts. 55-107. 

Panofsky, Erwin. Renaissance and Renascences in Western Art. 123-133. 

Schofield, P.H. The Theory of Proportion in Architecture

Summerson, John. 'The Mind of Wren.' Heavenly Mansions

Taylor, René. 'Architecture and Magic: Considerations on the 'Idea' of the Escorial.' Essays Presented to Rudolf Wittkower. Ed. D. Fraser et al. Vol. 1. 81-109. 

Vitruvius. The Ten Books on Architecture

Westfall, Carroll W. 'Society, Beauty, and the Humanist Architect in Alberti's 'De re Aedificatoria.' Studies in the Renaissance 16 (1969): 61-79. 

White, John. The Birth and Rebirth of Pictorial Space. Esp. chp. 8, 'The Development of the Theory of Artificial Perspective.' 

Wittkower, Rudolph. Architectural Principles in the Age of Humanism.

Wittkower, Rudolph. 'Brunellschi and 'Proportion in Perspective.'' Journal of the Warburg Institute 16 (1953): 275-291. 

Yates, Frances A. Theatre of the World

Science & Music Theory {Very Dated}

Arran, Peter J. 'The Musical Theory and Philosophy of Robert Fludd.' Journal of the Warburg Institute 30 (1967): 198-227. 

August, Bertrand. 'Descartes 'Compendium on Music.' Journal of the History of Ideas 26 (1965): 119-132. 

Barbour, J. Murray. Tuning and Temperament: A Historical Survey

Bvrkan, Leonard. Nature's Work of Art: The Human Body as Image of the World

Crombie, Alistair C. 'Mathematics, Music, and Medical Science' XIIe Cong-Int. d'Hist. des Sciences 1b (1968): 295-310. 

Dickreiter, Michael. Der Musiktheoretiker Johannes Kepler

Dostrovsky, Sigalia. 'Early Vibration Theory: Physics and Music in the 17th Century.' Archive for History of Exact Sciences 14 (1975): 169-218. 

Drake, Stillman. 'The Role of Music in Galileo's Experiments.' Scienctific American 232 (1975): 98-104. 

Finney, Gretchen L. 'Music, Mirth and Galenic Traditionin England.' Reason and the Imagination. Ed. J.A. Mazzeo. 143-154. 

Finney, Gretchen L. 'Ecstasy and Music in 17th-Century England.' Journal of the History of Ideas 8 (1947): 153-186. 

Gruber, Albion. 'Mersenne and Evoloving Tonal Theory.' Journal of Music Theory 14 (1970): 36-67. 

Haase, Rudolf. 'Kepler's Harmonies, Between Pansophia and Mathesis Univarsalis.' Kepler: Four Hundred Years. Eds. Arthur and Peter Beer. 519-534. 

Heninger, S. K. Jr. Touches of Sweet Harmony: Pythagorean Cosmology and Renaissance Poetics

Hollander, John. The Untuning of the Sky: Ideas of Music in English Poetry, 1500-1700

Mace, Dean T. 'Arin Mersenne on Language and Music.' Journal of Music Theory 14 (1970): 2-35. 

Palisca, Calude V. 'Scientific Empiricism in Musical Thought.' Seventeenth-Century Science and the Arts. Ed. Hedley H. Rhys. 91-137. 

Spitzer, Leo. Classical and Christian Ideas of World Harmony

Walker, D. P. 'Kepler's Celestial Music.' Journal of the Warburg Institute 30 (1967): 22-250. 

Additional Studies, Science & Religion
{emphasizing individuals}

Austin, William H. 'Isaac Newton on Science and Religion.' Journal of the History of Ideas 31 (1970): 521-542. 

Christianson, John R. 'Copernicus and the Luterans.' Sixteenth Century Journal 4 (1973): 1-10. 

Cohen, I. Bernard. 'Isaac Newton's Principia, the Scriptures, and the Divine Providnece.' Philsophy, Science, and Method. Ed. Sidney Morgenbesser. 523-548. NY: St. Martin's P, 1969. 

Friedman, Jerome. 'Michael Servetus: The Case for a Jewish Christianity.' Sixteenth Century Journal 4 (1973): 87-110. 

Grendler, Paul F. 'Venice, Science, and the Index of Prohibited Books.' The Nature of Scientific Discovery. Ed. Owen Gingerich. 335-347. Washington: Smithsonian, 1975. 

Guerlac, Henry and M.C. Jacob. 'Bentley, Newton, and Providence (The Boyle Lectures once more).' Journal of the History of Ideas 30 (1969): 307-318/ 

Hooykaas, R. 'Science and Religion in the 17th Century: Isaac Beeckman (1588-1637).' Free University Quarterly [Amsterdam] 1 (1951): 169-183. 

Hooykaas, R. 'Calvin and Copernicus.' Organon 10 (1974): 139-148. 

Jacob, J.R. 'Robert Boyle and Subversive Religionin the Early Restoration.' Albion 6 (1974): 275-293. 

Jacob, J.R. 'Boyle's Circle in the Protectorate: Revelation, Politics, and the Millenium.' Journal of the History of Ideas 38 (1977): 131-140. 

Jacob, Margaret C. The Newtonians and the English Revolution, 1689-1720. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1976. 

Jacob, Margaret and W.A. Lockwood. 'Political Millenarianism and Burnet's Scared Theory.' Science Studies 2 (1972): 265-279. 

Kubrin, David. 'Newton and the Cyclical Cosmos: Providence and the Mechanical Philsophy.' Journal of the History of Ideas 28 (1967): 325-346. 

McGuire, J.E. and P. M. Rattansi. 'Newton and the 'Pipes of Pan.'' Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London 21 (1966): 110-143. 

Manuel, Frank E. The Religion of Isaac Newton: The Fremantle Lectures 1973. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1974. 

Patrides, C.A. The Cambridge Platonists. London: Edward Arnold, 1969. See esp. his Intro., 'The High and Aiery Hills of Plantonisme': An Introduction to the Cambridge Platonists.' 1-41. 

Rodney, Joel M. 'A Godly Atomist in 17th-Century England: Ralph Cudworth.' Historian 32 (1970): 243-249. 

Rosen, Edward. 'Calvin's Attitude Toward Copernicus.' Journal of the History of Ideas 21 (1960): 431-441. 

Stauffer, Richard. 'Calmin et Copernic.' Revue de l'Histoire des Religions 179 (1971): 31-40. 

The Golden Age {Ancients-Moderns; Progress}

Adams, R. P. 'The Social Responsibilities of Science in Utopia, New Atlantis and After.' Journal of the History of Ideas 10 (1949): 374-398. 

Allen, Don C. 'The Degeneration of Man and Renaissance Pessimism.' Studies in Philology 35 (1938): 202-227. 

Baron, Hans. 'The 'querelle' of the Ancients and the Moderns as a Problem for Renaissance Scholorship.' Renaissnace Essays. Eds. P.O. Kristeller et al. 95-114. 

Bury, J.B. The Idea of Progress: An Inquiry Into its Origin and Growth. 1932. 

Crombie, A. C. 'Some Attitudes to Scientific Progress: Ancient, Medieval, and Early Modern.' History of Science 13 (1975): 213-230. 

Davies, Gordon I. 'The Concept of Denudation in 17th Century England.' Journal of the History of Ideas 27 (1966): 278-284. 

Eurich, Nell. Science in Utopia: A Mighty Design

Hansot, Elisabeth. Perfection and Progress: Two Modes of Utopian Thought

Harris, Victor. All Coherence Gone: A study of the 17th Century Controversy Over Disorder and Decay in the Universe

Hepburn, Ronald W. 'George Hakewill: The Vieility of Nature.' Journal of the History of Ideas 16 (1955): 135-150. 

Hepburn, Ronald W. 'Cosmic Fall.' Dictionary of the History of Ideas

Jones, Richard F. Ancients and Moderns: A Study of The Rise of the Scientific Movement in 17th Century England

Jones, Richard. 'The Background of the 'Battle of the Books.'' The 17th Century: Studies in the History of English Thought and Literature from Bacon to Pope. 10-40. 1951. 

Kamen, Henry. 'Golden Age, Iron Age: A Conflict of Concepts in the Renaissance.' Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies 4 (1974): 135-155. 

Keller, Abraham C. 'Ancients and Moderns in the Early 17th Century.' Modern Language Quarterly 11 (1950): 235-240. 

Keller, Alex. 'Mathematical Technologies and the Growth of the Idea of Technical Progress in the 16th Century.' Science, Medicine, and Society in the Renaissance. Ed. Allen G. Debus. Vol. 1. 11-27. 

Keller, A. C. 'Zilsel, The Artsans, and the Idea of Progress in the Renaissance.' Journal of the History of Ideas 11 (1950): k235-40. 

Kinser, Samuel. 'Ideas of Temporal Change and Culture Process in France, 1470-1535.' Renaissance Studies in Honor of Hans Baron. Eds. Anthony Molho et al. 703-755. 

Koller, Katherine. 'Two Elizabethan Expressions of the Idea of Mutability.' Studies in Philology 35 (1938): 228-237. 

Levin, Harry. The Myth of the Golden Age in the Renaissance

Lilley, Samuel. 'Robert Recorde and the Idea of Progress: A Hypothesis and Verification.' Renaissance and Modern Studies 2 (1957): 3-37. 

Manuel, Frank E. Utopias and Utopian Thought

Mazzeo, Joseph A. Renaissance and Revolution: The Remaking of European Thought

Merton, Robert K. On Shoulders of Giants

Negley, Glenn and J. Max Patrick. The Quest for Utopia

Nicholson, Marjorie. Mountain Gloom and Mountian Glory

Passmore, J. A. The Perfectibility of Man

Planematz, John. Man and Society

Pollard, Sidney. The Idea of Progress: History and Society. 1968. 

Strathmann, Ernest A. 'The Idea of Progress: Some Elizabethan Considerations.' Renaissance News 2 (1949): 23-25. 

Tuve, Rosemond. 'Ancients, Moderns, and Saxons.' English Literary History 6 (1939): 165-190. 

Tuveson, Ernest L. Millenium and Uropia: A Study in the Background of the Idea of Progress

Vasoli, C. 'La premiere querelle des 'anciens' et des 'modernes' au origines de la Renaissance.' Classical Influences on European Culture, A.D. 1500-1700. Ed. R.R. Bolgar. 67-80. 

Wagar, W. Warren. 'Modern Views on the Origins of the Idea of Progress.' Journal of the History of Ideas 28 (1967): 55-70. 

Weisinger, Herbert. 'Louis le Roy on Science and Progress.' Osiris 2 (1935): 121-150. 

Williamson, G. 'Mutability, Decay, and 17th-Century Melancholyk.' ELH 2 (1935): 121-150. 

Zilsel, Edgar. 'The Genesis of the Concept of Scientific Progress.' Journal of the History of Ideas 6 (1945): 325-349.