Stephanie Ranks

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7th Year
Areas of Interest: 

17th & 18th cen. science and literature: optics; experimental philosophy; taxonomy; georgics; history of the book and reading; Milton, Cavendish, Thomson; Bacon, Charleton, Hooke, Power, Boyle, Newton, Wilkins, Linnaeus

Dissertation Topic: 

‘Infinite compositions and divisions’: the space of argument from Milton to Thomson

Advisors: Jonathan Kramnick, John Rogers, Catherine Nicholson