William R. Newman

William R. Newman is professor of the history and philosophy of science at Indiana University and general editor of Newton’s alchemical texts at Chymistry.org. His books include Promethean Ambitions: Alchemy and the Quest to Perfect Nature (Chicago, 2004) and Atoms and Alchemy: Chymistry and the Experimental Origins of the Scientific Revolution (Chicago, 2006).

In The New Atlantis