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The Cambridge companion to Newton

Author: I Bernard Cohen; George E Smith
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Series: Cambridge companions to philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Named Person: Isaac Newton; Isaac Newton, Sir; Isaac Newon; Isaac Newton
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: I Bernard Cohen; George E Smith
ISBN: 0521651778 9780521651776 0521656966 9780521656962 0511157223 9780511157226 0511048106 9780511048104
OCLC Number: 47221828
Description: xiv, 500 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Newton's philosophical analysis of space and time / Robert Disalle --
Newton's concepts of force and mass, with notes on the Laws of Motion / I. Bernard Cohen --
Curvature in Newton's dynamics / J. Bruce Brackenridge and Michael Nauenberg --
Methodology of the Principia / George E. Smith --
Newton's argument for universal gravitation / William Harper --
Newton and celestial mechanics / Curtis Wilson --
Newton's optics and atomism / Alan E. Shapiro --
Newton's metaphysics / Howard Stein --
Analysis and synthesis in Newton's mathematical work / Niccolò Guicciardini --
Newton, active powers, and the mechanical philosophy / Alan Gabbey --
Background to Newton's chymistry / William Newman --
Newton's alchemy / Karin Figala --
Newton on prophecy and the Apocalypse / Maurizio Mamiani --
Newton and eighteenth-century Christianity / Scott Mandelbrote --
Newton versus Leibniz : from geomentry to metaphysics / A. Rupert Hall --
Newton and the Leibniz-Clarke correspondence / Domenico Bertoloni Meli.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to philosophy.
Responsibility: edited by I. Bernard Cohen and George E. Smith.
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