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Nick Jardine

Emeritus Professor

Research interests: Historiography of the sciences; early-modern cosmology; history of natural history; philosophy of the sciences.

Nick Jardine was the principal investigator on the AHRC-funded project Diagrams, Figures and the Transformation of Astronomy, 1450–1650.

Selected publications

Books and the Sciences in History, introduced and co-edited with Marina Frasca-Spada (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000)

Cultures of Natural History, introduced with Emma C. Spary, co-edited with James A. Secord and Emma C. Spary (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996)

The Scenes of Inquiry (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1991; 2nd edition with appended essays, 2000)

Romanticism and the Sciences, co-edited and introduced with Andrew R. Cunningham (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990)

The Fortunes of Inquiry (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986)

The Birth of History and Philosophy of Science: Kepler's 'A Defence of Tycho against Ursus' with Essays on its Provenance and Significance (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984)

Nick Jardine