Richard Yeo

Emeritus Professor Richard Yeo

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2002
  • Section(s): Philosophy And History Of Ideas, History


Richard Yeo has published on the history of science and intellectual history. His books include ‘Notebooks, English Virtuosi, and Early Modern Science’ (Chicago, 2014), ‘Defining Science’ (Cambridge, 1993), ‘Encyclopaedic Visions’ (Cambridge, 2001), and ‘Science in the Public Sphere’ (Ashgate, 2001).

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