References for Samuel Clarke

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  1. J M Rodney, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
  2. Biography by John Gascoigne, in Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, 2004).


  1. John Clarke, The works of Samuel Clarke (London, 1738).
  2. J P Ferguson, Dr Samuel Clarke : an eighteenth century heretic (1976).
  3. J P Ferguson, The philosophy of Dr Samuel Clarke and its critics (1974).
  4. V Schüller (ed.), Der Leibniz-Clarke Briefwechsel (Berlin, 1991).


  1. R Attfield, Clarke, Collins and compounds, Journal of the History of Philosophy 15 (1977), 45-54.
  2. W H Barber, Voltaire and Samuel Clarke, Studies on Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century 179 (1979), 47-61.
  3. D Corish, Time, space and freewill : the Leibniz-Clarke correspondence, in The study of time III (New York-Berlin, 1978), 634-657.
  4. J Gay, Matter and freedom in the thought of Samuel Clarke, Journal of the History of Ideas 24 (1963), 85-105.
  5. M Heller and A Staruszkiewicz, A physicist's view on the polemics between Leibniz and Clarke, Organon 11 (1975), 205-213.
  6. Samuel Clarke, Dictionary of National Biography X (London, 1887), 443-446.
  7. S Shapin, Of gods and kings : natural philosophy and politics in the Leibniz-Clarke disputes, Isis 72 (262) (1981), 187-215.
  8. L Stewart, Samuel Clarke, Newtonianism and the factions of post-revolutionary England, Journal of the History of Ideas 42 (1981), 53-72.

JOC/EFR February 2005

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