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Isaac Newton on mathematical certainty and method

Author: Niccolò Guicciardini
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, 2011.
Series: Transformations : studies in the history of science and technology
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An analysis of Newton's mathematical work, from early discoveries to mature reflections, and a discussion of Newton's views on the role and nature of mathematics.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Niccolò Guicciardini
ISBN: 9780262013178 0262013177 9780262516488 0262516489
OCLC Number: 811553659
Notes: Originally published: 2009.
Awards: Winner of Fernando Gil International Prize for the Philosophy of Science 2011
Winner of 2011 Fernando Gil International Prize for the Philosophy of Science, presented by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (http://fernando-gil.org.pt/en/nominees/2011/winner/) 2011
Description: xxiii, 422 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Transformations : studies in the history of science and technology
Responsibility: Niccolò Guicciardini.

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