Benjamin Franklin and Science, Continuing Opportunities for Study
Joyce E. Chaplin is Professor of History at Harvard University. She received her B. A. from Northwestern University and her M. A. and Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University. She is the author of The First Scientific American: Benjamin Franklin and the Pursuit of Genius (2006), Subject Matter: Technology, the Body, and Science on the Anglo-American Frontier, 1500–1676 (2001), and An Anxious Pursuit: Agricultural Innovation and Modernity in the Lower South, 1730–1815 (1993), as well as many essays on science, race, and colonization in the first British empire.
Joyce E. Chaplin; Benjamin Franklin and Science, Continuing Opportunities for Study. Perspectives on Science 2006; 14 (2): 232–251. doi: https://doi.org/10.1162/posc.2006.14.2.232
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