References for Science in the 17th century
- R G Cant, The University of St Andrews: A Short History (Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh, 1946).
- J E Carney, Renaissance and Reformation, 1500-1620: a biographical dictionary (Greenwood Press, Westport, Conn, 2001).
- M Feingold, The new science and Jesuit science: seventeenth century perspectives (Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2003).
- J Hakim, The story of science: Newton at the center (Smithsonian Books, Washington, 2005).
- R A Hatch, The Scientific Revolution (2002-03).
- L Jardine, Britain and the rise of science, BBC History (17 February 2011).
- J Langone, Bruce Stutz and Andrea Gianopoulos, Theories for everything: an illustrated history of science from the invention of numbers to string theory (National Geographic, Washington, D.C., 2006).
- J R McNeill and William Hardy McNeill, The human web: a bird's-eye view of world history (W W Norton, New York, 2003).
- D Macpherson, Annals of commerce, manufactures, fisheries and navigation with brief notices of the arts and sciences connected with them (Nichols and Son, London, 1805).
- J J O'Connor and E F Robertson, History topic: Mathematics in St Andrews to 1700, MacTutor History of Mathematics (1996).
- R Porter and Mikulás Teich, The Scientific revolution in national context (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1992).
- H C Rawson, Treasures of the University: an examination of the identification, presentation and responses to artefacts of significance at the University of St Andrews, from 1410 to the mid-19th century; with an additional consideration of the development of the portrait collection to the early 21st century (Art History Theses, University of St Andrews, 2010).
- W Rüegg, and H De Ridder-Symoens, A history of the university in Europe 1, 1 (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1992).
- S Shapin, The scientific revolution (University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, 1996).