Topic: Mathematical neighbours: Thomas Harriot & John Dee
Bio: Dr Steven Clucas is Reader in Early Modern Intellectual History at Birkbeck, University of London. He has published widely on the intellectual world of the late sixteenth and seventeenth-century Europe, with a focus on the history of science and philosophy.
He is the author of “Magic, Memory and Natural Philosophy in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries” (2011), and editor of “John Dee: Interdisciplinary Studies in English Renaissance Thought” (2006).
He is currently co-editing Thomas Hobbes’ “De corpore” with Timothy J. Raylor for the Clarendon edition of Hobbes. He is also the Chair of the Thomas Harriot Seminar, which meets annually in London and Durham, UK. He organized an online Thomas Harriot Quatercentenary hosted by the Warburg Institute in September 2021.