Neither the lifestyle nor the scientific, philosophical, theological, or political thought of Joseph Priestley can be easily characterized. However, Hebert, Ihde, and Schofield in their articles have presented a colorful and imaginative picture of this extraordinary man--and have thus contributed significantly to the history of science.
Book review by Robert J. Snyder.
Hiebert, E.N., A.J. Ihde, R.E. Schofield. Joseph Priestley: Scientist, Theologian, and Metaphysician. New Jersey: Associated University Presses, 1980.
Snyder, Robert J.
"Joseph Priestley: Scientist, Theologian, and Metaphysician, by E.N Hiebert, A.J. Ihde, and R.E. Schofield,"
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