Until 31 October 2010. The Bodleian summer exhibition celebrates the intellectual legacy of that 17th-century man of science and culture, John Aubrey (1626-1697).
Highly gifted, Aubrey was one of the founding fellows of the Royal Society of London. His scholarly interests ranged from the creation of an artificial language to the study of ancient megaliths, and he was both a skilled mathematician and philosopher. Part of the library's permanent collection, the Bodleian displays a variety of Aubrey
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'My wit was always working': John Aubrey and the Development of Experimental Science
The Bodleian Library, Exhibition Room, Old Schools Quadrangle, Broad St, Oxford, tel. +44 01865 277224.