References for John Wilkins

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  1. J G Crowther, Founders of British science : John Wilkins, Robert Boyle, John Ray, Christopher Wren, Robert Hooke, Isaac Newton (London, 1960).
  2. P A W Henderson, The Life and Times of John Wilkins (London, 1910).
  3. H R McAdoo, The Spirit of Anglicanism : A survey od Anglican Theological Method in the Seventeenth Century (London, 1965).
  4. B J Shapiro, John Wilkins, 1614-1672 : an intellectual biography (Berkeley, 1969).
  5. J Wilkins, The mathematical and philosophical works of the Right Reverend John Wilkins (London, 1708).


  1. J Aubrey, John Wilkins, in Aubrey's Brief Lives (Ann Arbor, 1957), 319-320.
  2. J A Bennett, Magnetical philosophy and astronomy from Wilkins to Hooke, in Planetary astronomy from the Renaissance to the rise of astrophysics Part A (Cambridge, 1989), 222-230.
  3. E J Bowen and H Hartley, The Right Reverend John Wilkins FRS (1614-1672), in The Royal Society: its origins and founders (London, 1960), 47-54.
  4. D Stimson, Dr Wilkins and the Royal Society, J. Modern History 3 (1931), 539-563.
  5. John Wilkins, Biographia Britannica VI (1756), 4266-4275.

JOC/EFR February 2002

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