Isaac Newton : the last sorcerer (Book, 1999) []
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Isaac Newton : the last sorcerer

Isaac Newton : the last sorcerer

Author: Michael White
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Perseus Books, 1999, ©1997.
Series: Helix books
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st pbk. printingView all editions and formats

Unknown to all but a few, Newton was a practicing alchemist who dabbled with the occult, a tortured, obsessive character who searched for an understanding of the universe by whatever means possible.  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Isaac Newton; Isaac Newton; Isaac Newton, Sir; Isaac Newton, Sir; Isaac Newton; Isaac Newton, Sir); Isaac Newton, Sir)
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael White
ISBN: 073820143X 9780738201436 0201483017 9780201483017
OCLC Number: 1110004368
Notes: Publié à l'origine en Grande-Bretagne par Fourth Estate Limited.
Publié précédemment : Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, c1997.
Description: 402 pages, [8] pages de planches : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: * Introduction: Truth Revealed * Desertion * The Changing View of Matter and Energy * Academia * Astronomy and Mathematics Before Newton * A Toe in the Water * The Search for the Philosophers Stone * The Sorcerers Apprentice * Feuds * To the Principia * Breakdown * Metamorphosis * Old Mens Battles * A Question of Priority * Joining the Ancients
Series Title: Helix books
Responsibility: Michael White.


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