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The life of Isaac Newton

Author: Richard S Westfall
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Westfall presents both the personal life and the scientific career of Isaac Newton, the man, the scientist, the philosopher, the theologian, and the public figure.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Isaac Newton; Isaac Newton; Isaac Newton; Isaac Newton
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard S Westfall
ISBN: 0521432529 9780521432528
OCLC Number: 26767828
Description: xv, 328 pages, 6 pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Plates --
1. A Sober, Silent, Thinking Lad --
2. The Solitary Scholar --
3. Anni Mirabiles --
4. Lucasian Professor --
5. Publication and Crisis --
6. Rebellion --
7. Years of Silence --
8. Principia --
9. Revolution --
10. The Mint --
11. President of the Royal Society --
12. The Priority Dispute --
13. Years of Decline.
Responsibility: Richard S. Westfall.
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Westfall presents both the personal life and the scientific career of Isaac Newton, the man, the scientist, the philosopher, the theologian, and the public figure.

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