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Science  19 Dec 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5909, pp. 1792-1793
DOI: 10.1126/science.1168875

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The Tragedy of Thomas Hobbes. By Adriano Shaplin. Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Wilton's Music Hall, London.

This history play on the emergence of science in the 17th century and the growth of public scientific demonstrations and debate pits the philosopher Hobbes against a group led by Robert Hooke and Robert Boyle.