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Newton's philosophy of nature : selections from his writings

Author: Isaac Newton; H S Thayer
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2005.
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Aside from the Principia and occasional appearances of the Opticks, Newton' writings have remained largely inaccessible to students of philosophy, science, and literature as well as to other readers. This book provides a remedy with wide representation of the interests, problems, and diverse philosophic issues that preoccupied the greatest scientific mind of the seventeenth century. Grouped in sections corresponding  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Quelle
Named Person: Isaac Newton
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Isaac Newton; H S Thayer
ISBN: 0486445933 9780486445939
OCLC Number: 60188585
Notes: Originally published: New York : Hafner Press, 1953, in series: The Hafner library of classics ; no. 16.
Description: pages cm
Other Titles: Philosophy of nature
Responsibility: edited and arranged with notes by H.S. Thayer ; introduction by John Herman Randall, Jr.
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Aside from the Principia and occasional appearances of the Opticks, Newton' writings have remained largely inaccessible to students of philosophy, science, and literature as well as to other readers. This book provides a remedy with wide representation of the interests, problems, and diverse philosophic issues that preoccupied the greatest scientific mind of the seventeenth century. Grouped in sections corresponding to methods, principles, and theological considerations, these selections feature explanatory notes and cross-references to related essays.

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